East Java Industrial Zone JIIPE will be designated as a Special Economic Zone (SEZ). This is because the East Java Industrial Zone JIIPE has various criteria that make it feasible to be designated as a KEK.
The establishment of SEZs in the East Java Industrial Zone JIIPE is expected to be able to bring positive impacts to the community, especially in the area of business development and the quality of human resources.
Regarding the provision of quality human resources, East Java Industrial Zone JIIPE and the government plan to conduct Vocational Education (VE) in several educational institutions by applying the Link and Match curriculum to existing industries.
For example, the curriculum can be added to schools and Islamic boarding schools around the East Java Industrial Zone JIIPE and Manyar areas to be able to adjust to the industrial needs of the East Java Industrial Zone in JIIPE.
Thus, East Java Industrial Zone JIIPE can empower the surrounding community to meet the need for quality human resources. In addition, the application of VE will also be beneficial to the region because industrial development and regional infrastructure will be faster and the absorption of labor, and regional GRDP will increase.