KUALA LUMPUR – The Federal Land Improvement Authority (Felda) introduced the appointment of Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek (image) as its new chairman with impact July 1.
Felda mentioned the appointment would allow the continuity of Felda’s transformation effort in benefitting the present settlers and in addition the brand new technology of settlers on the entire.
Felda additionally conveyed its gratitude to Tan Sri Idris Jusoh, who will probably be finishing his three-year tenure as Felda chairman on June 30.
“Amongst his best success is the elevated productiveness of the plantations by greater than two tonnes per hectare from 17.29 tonnes in 2021 to 19.43 tonnes in 2022, which contributed on to the rise in revenue for the settlers,” it mentioned in a press release as we speak.
Felda added that Idris additionally launched the Digital Maker Hub: Coding and Robotic, sensible classroom initiative and upgraded the Felda MARA Junior Science Faculty to supply higher entry to high quality training for the brand new technology of Felda settlers.
Idris was additionally credited with altering the mindset of the settlers into turning into a extra giving group fairly than simply taking with the institution of Waqaf Felda, which has raised virtually RM30 million that features contributions from the settlers themselves. – Bernama