GEORGE TOWN, Aug 30 – The Penang government plans to introduce a happiness index to measure the collective happiness of the people and their level of satisfaction towards the state government’s programmes and policies.
Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said via the happiness index, the state government would conduct a survey to determine the level of public happiness and how satisfy the people of Penang were with their state administration.
“We want to know how happy you are. We want to size up how happy Penangites are and form a happiness index,” he said here today.
Earlier, Chow launched Penang 2030, which is the state government vision’s to take Penang to the greater heights by improving livability, economy, civil participation and balanced development to achieve a family-focused, green and smart state.
He said the “Penang 2030” plan would take the state to new levels through a four-theme approach, namely increasing liveability, upgrading the economy, empowering the people and investing in built environment. — Bernama