National Key Result Areas NKRA
The Government’s promise of an improved delivery system takes flesh with the Prime Minister’s unveiling of the short-term targets for the six National Key Result Areas.
1. Reduction of crime rate
- Reduce street crime, including snatch thefts and unarmed robbery, by 20% by the end of 2010.
- Re-train Rela members to help improve public perception on safety.
- Upgrade equipment for enforcement agencies and increase the usage of CCTV.
- Set up special courts for street crime to speed up the legal process.
2. Combating corruption
- Updating relevant policies, procedures and enforcement to improve global perception.
- Use open or restricted tender process for all government projects with the exception of those sensitive in nature.
3. Widening access to affordable and quality education
- Make pre-school education part of the national education system.
- Ensure all normal pupils are able to read, write and count when they enter Year Four before 2012.
- Reward school principals and headmasters based on the achievements of each school.
- Turn 100 daily smart, cluster, trust and boarding schools into high performing learning centres by 2012.
4. Raising the living standard of the Poor
- Pay out all welfare cash aid on the first of each month from January.
- Create 4,000 women entrepreneurs under the Sahabat Amanah Ikhtiar programme by 2012.
5. Improving Infrastructure in rural areas
- Build 1,500km of roads in Sabah and Sarawak by 2012.
- Ensure that no one lives more than 5km from a tarred road in the peninsula by 2012.
- Increase clean water supply to cover 90% of Sabah and Sarawak by the end of 2012.
- Increase electricity coverage in Sabah and Sarawak to 95% by end of 2012.
- Provide 24-hour electricity supply to 7,000 orang asli families in the peninsula by the end of 2012.
6. Improving public transport in the Medium term
- Increase the number of public transport users to 25% by end of 2012 from the present 16%.
- Add 35 sets of four-car-trains to operate on the Kelana Jaya LRT track by the end of 2012.