The initiative aims to nurture 50,000 Malaysian candidates over the next five years, investing RM3 million across various businesses and tech sectors. The academy offers over 3,000 ICT courses that will be delivered by 100 skilled trainers.
The cabinet, called the Digital Economy and Technology Senior Officials Group, will both create policies to assist the development of the local technology sector as well as look to harness the digital advances made by organisations to work remotely during the lockdown.
By purchasing products from BNI’s partners MSMEs, the public can indirectly help boost the MSME’s sales and take part in propelling the wheel of the national economy.
By learning and applying emerging skills related to design thinking, mobile application development, and digital media and communication in 48 hours, the participants developed a series of innovative online project ideas that address the COVID-19 challenge.
Preliminary results also show that increased cost efficiency and improved profitability are associated with more extensive Fintech adoption by banks; 86% of banks have adopted or plan to adopt Fintech solutions across all types of financial services.
Through Resolution 52, the government aims to actively involve itself in the wider adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies to drive the country’s economic growth.
The MOU will set in motion far-reaching opportunities as ASTRI’s award-winning research and innovation will be put to real-life use cases to help the city’s railway operator enhance efficiency and productivity.