Ministry to massively promote entrepreneurship development program

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The national entrepreneurship development program will be carried out massively and in stages through the “Campaign Movement Manager” from August to December this year, the Ministry of Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises has said. Businesses (SMEs).

Last week, similar activities were held in Sukabumi District (West Java), Serang City (Banten) and Kendari City (North Sulawesi) with the aim of creating more entrepreneurs in the country. .

“This activity is an implementation of the government regulation number 2 of 2022 regarding the national development of entrepreneurship in 2021-2024,” Deputy Minister for Entrepreneurship Siti Azizah said virtually during the workshop. center on entrepreneurship development in Medan, North Sumatra, according to an official. statement released here on Friday.

According to her, the main objective is to accelerate the achievement of the objective of the National Medium-Term Development Plan (RPJMN) 2020-2024 of obtaining an entrepreneurship rate of 3.95% and a growth of entrepreneurs of 4% in 2024.

The number of entrepreneurs in the country could increase if there is an entrepreneurial ecosystem supported by the central government, regional governments and stakeholders including those in the education sector, industries and entrepreneurial communities, a- she added.

One of the efforts that can help drive growth is accelerating the entry of MSMEs into the digital ecosystem, including entry into the government’s electronic catalog, with a target of 40% public procurement of goods and priority services for national products and products of micro and small enterprises. , she says.

“Entrepreneurs must be able to make the most of this opportunity. One of the efforts that can be made is to increase the quality and capacity of products, as well as to improve corporate governance, in particular by improving the quality of human resources so that they are competitive,” she remarked.

North Sumatra Governor’s Expert Staff for Economy, Finance, Development, Assets and Natural Resources Agus Tripriyono says the number of MSMEs in North Sumatra Province has reached 2.8 million .

According to him, Friday’s workshop demonstrates the government’s concern and support to improve the quality and productivity of MSME actors.

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