Sarawak EPU: Special task force teams to monitor project implementation

Muhammad Abdullah (centre) together with Indit (left) holding a meeting with the State Special Monitoring Task Force team in Sri Aman.

KUCHING, Aug 15: State Special Monitoring Task Force teams have been set up to monitor the effectiveness of development projects and programmme implementation in Sarawak.

According to Sarawak Economic Planning Unit (EPU) director Dr Muhammad Abdullah Zaidel, a total of 12 State Special Monitoring Task Force teams were formed to provide  special reports involving the Sarawak and federal government’s projects to the State Secretary.

“The State Special Monitoring Task Force teams were formed on July 27, 2020, and announced by State Secretary Datuk Amar Jaul Samion.

“Among the roles of the special task force is to monitor and ensure that the implementation of the development projects and programmes are according to the schedule, budget, and its objective,” he said in a press statement today.

Muhammad Abdullah noted the special task force would also help to identify and solve any issues arising that involved both programmes and projects in the early stage of the implementation.


The State Special Monitoring Task Force team visiting a project site in SK Melugu, Sri Aman.

He said this included ensuring the project is carried out according to effective and efficient methods, complying with the rules and guidelines, and also benefit the targeted group.

“Apart from that, the special task force’s activity includes project site visit and holding  meetings and discussions with the stakeholders.

“As the one of the state central agencies, Sarawak EPU was appointed to lead the State Special Monitoring Task Force in Sri Aman division, while Sri Aman Resident Indit Bangai has also been appointed as the secretary,” he added. –DayakDaily.