Updated: Sep 30, 2020
What is PENJANA HRDF?
The HRDF new economic recovery initiative, PENJANA HRDF – Training Incentive Programme highlights how generating job opportunities and training play a critical part in Malaysia’s fight to get back on its feet in the wake of the COVID-19 peak on unemployment and employability issues. The government, through PENJANA, emphasises training in terms of reskilling and upskilling of Malaysians to enhance the employability of the unemployed.
These efforts will be implemented through collaborations with various ministries and agencies.HRDF at the same time seeks qualified partners in delivering the initiatives crafted as part of the short to medium-term COVID-19 economic recovery plan, specifically related to job placement, entrepreneurship, self-employment and market-driven industrial revolution 4.0 training.
PENJANA HRDF is a Training Incentive Programme under the economic recovery initiative during the COVID-19 crisis. There are 5 categories, covering for all needs.
1. PLACE & TRAIN
2. B40 DEVELOPMENT
3. UPSKILLING & RESKILLING
4. SME DEVELOPMENT
5. GERAK INSAN GEMILANG (GIG)
The Government has unveiled PENJANA (Pelan Jana Semula Ekonomi Negara) or the National Economic Recovery Plan and is committed to taking an inclusive and holistic approach to Malaysia’s economic recovery. It is important to us that everyone is part of this journey. Empower People, Propel Business and Stimulate the Economy.”
YAB Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin Prime Minister
“The Ministry of Human Resources welcomes the announcement on PENJANA by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, and is committed to implementing and ensuring the success of all initiatives related to the ministry, in strengthening the labour market.”
YB Datuk Seri M. Saravanan Human Resources Minister