Batam – Sinar Mas Land through the Nongsa Digital Park is strengthening its position as a digital economy area that will serve as the bridge for various digital and technology companies in Indonesia and Singapore.
This is manifested by the opening of the third branch of Purwadhika Digital Technology School in Nonga Digital Park, Batam as a learning centre that will trigger the rise of a digital talent pool in the area.
The inauguration of the Purwadhika Digital Technology School campus was held at Nongsa Digital Park, Batam on Friday (14/10) by Johnny G. Plate (Minister of Communication and Informatics of the Republic of Indonesia), accompanied by Purwa Hartono (CEO & Founder of Purwadhika Digital Technology School), and witnessed by Irawan Harahap (Chief Digital Tech Ecosystem & Development Sinar Mas Land), Mike Wiluan (President Director of Citramas Group), Stephanie Foo (Representative of Singapore Economic Development), and Enoh Suharto Pranoto (Deputy II of the Batam Business Agency).
Its most recent campus is located in Nongsa Digital Park, a visionary project built by the collaboration of Citramas Group and Sinar Mas Land through a joint venture company, PT Citra Sinar Mas Global. Nongsa Digital Park sits in a special economic area that focuses on the digital-based creative economy in Batam. Nongsa Digital Park has hosted 1,000 digital workers from 100 multinational companies such as Glints, R/GA, and WebImp. This area is also equipped with facilities and infrastructure that support the talent development according to expertise relevant to the current needs of the creative and digital technology industries. It will help Indonesia and Singapore to grow and complement each other in the digital economy sector.