This paper describes the results of the evaluation of the development of transmigration areas using index numbers. The index describes changes that occur in the economic, socio-cultural, infrastructure, environmental, and institutional dimensions in the Pamulutan Transmigration area, Ogan Ilir, South Sumatra. This study uses a quantitative methods. Quantitative method for determining index numbers. The research was conducted in May 2020. In collecting data using a questionnaire, respondents consisted of elements of the government, private sector, and the community. Respondents gave scores on the questionnaire which was guided directly by the researcher. 50 respondents were divided into 5 groups according to the number of evaluation dimensions. Determination of the index following the technique of multidimensional scaling (MDS). The index results show that the Pamulutan Transmigration Area is included in the category of autonomy. After receiving intervention in several dimensions as a strengthening program for the next 5 years, the area has become a competitive transmigration area. The results showed that the Parit Rambutan area met the autonomous and competitive criteria. Meanwhile, Indralaya and West Pamulutan are still in the undeveloped category. The results of this evaluation become a recommendation for the Ministry of Transmigration to make regulations and intervention actions in the development of transmigration areas for the next 5 years.
Evaluation of Development, index number, Pamulutan Transmigration Area, Ogan Ilir South Sumatera, Indonesia
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Rudi Subiyakto. (2021) Evaluation of the Development of the Pamulutan Transmigration Area, Ogan Ilir Regency, South Sumatra, Indonesia. International Journal of Environmental Science, 6, 550-559