The Construction of Toll Road connecting Yogya – Solo – Semarang should give positive impacts for the overall development for the Yogyakarta Special Region .
The Traditional strong products in the fields of tourism and light industries should be well maintained and even developed accordingly.
The prices of many products and services could become more competitive.
The human resources should have a chance to be engaged in various sectors of activities, the traditional and also for high-tech industry. There should not be a problem as there are many vocational training centers and Universities in Yogyakarta.
In order to increase the capability to reach the goals to develop the region, some important measures should be taken by increasing among other :
The potential of Yogyakarta among other are :
The Address of the Yogyakarta Special Region Office (Pemerintah Propinsi DIY) is at
1999/2000 Development Plan of DIY
In the present period of concerned for the majority of Indonesian people, appropriate steps must be taken to overcome the set-back due to total crises.
The priorities to minimize the damage are aimed to cope with the production and supply of basic commodities such as food, clothes and housing, the service of health, education and continuity of job allocation also in small and middle industry.
There should be efforts to use in the most efficient way, all sources and potentials of budget from the government, society or foreign aid. Considering the recent situation, the Development of Yogyakarta’ Special Region are established as the following:
The amount of the project proposal for the next fiscal year is
± US$ 26,000,000.00
From O.E.C.F. there would be an aid program of total US$ 65,000,000.00 for 5 years of disbursement. The first year allocation is US$ 26.000.000.00. It is for city development program including the improvement / preservation of the famous Jalan Malioboro and development of a cultural estate, East of Vredeburg Museum.
(Suryo S. Negoro)