Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration recorded during 2013 there were 41 companies to invest in transmigration areas located in 11 provinces throughout Indonesia with an investment of around Rp13 trillion .
" Transmigration area has a special attraction for investors , especially for plantation and agricultural sector because natural resources are not widely used . It will also help the government to accelerate economic growth evenly in various regions , " said Muhaimin Iskandar in Jakarta , Tuesday ( 22/4 ) .
Locations investment in transmigration areas that include the province of Aceh Darussalam , North Sumatra , South Sumatra , Riau Islands , Riau , East Kalimantan , South Kalimantan , Central Kalimantan , West Nusa Tenggara , Gorontalo and Central Sulawesi .
Meanwhile , 41 companies engaged in the oil palm , sisal and sugar cane cooperation partnership with the nucleus - plasma with migrants and surrounding communities through the implementation of the mechanism Transmigration Permission ( IPT ) .
Muhaimin said the government continues to encourage investment in transmigration areas to accelerate the growth of regional development , improve people’s welfare and absorb migrants and employment opportunities for the surrounding community .
" A variety of authorized capital owned by the investor should be adjusted and combined and match with the availability of land , labor and facilities in transmigration areas so as to cause a synergy to accelerate the development of transmigration areas , " said Muhaimin .
Currently, there are 57 other companies that are in the process of obtaining IPT with some types of businesses that are excellent for investors developed in transmigration areas include plantations, animal husbandry , agriculture , entrepreneurship and forestry sector in the form of Forest (HTR ) .
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" The most in demand by the investor in making an investment in transmigration areas is the local leading commodities , such as palm oil , rice , rubber , sugar cane , sisal and sea grass . Activities are carried out through a partnership between migrants and local residents with state enterprises and private , " said Muhaimin .