THE EIGHT MAIN PRINCIPLES
OF THE NEW NATIONAL
CAPITAL CITY (IKN) PROJECT

1

Designed According to Nature

Over 75% of the IKN's Governmental Zone will remain green

Every single resident inside the city can easily reach a green recreational site within 10 minutes

All residential, institutional and commercial buildings are constructed using strict environmentally friendly construction methods 

  • Over 75% of the IKN's Governmental Zone will remain green

  • Every single resident inside the city can easily reach a green recreational site within 10 minutes

  • All residential, institutional and commercial buildings are constructed using strict environmentally friendly construction methods 

2

Unity in Diversity
(Bhinneka Tunggal Ika)

Every resident, local or newcomer, will live in a 100% integrated environment

Every resident will be able to access and reach a social or public service within 10 minutes

All public places are designed using the principles of universal access, local wisdom and inclusive design

  • Every resident, local or newcomer, will live in a 100% integrated environment

  • Every resident will be able to access and reach a social or public service within 10 minutes

  • All public places are designed using the principles of universal access, local wisdom and inclusive design

3

Connected, Active & Accessible

To encourage active mobility, up to 80% of all trips within the city can be reached by public transport   

Public transport nodes and similar facilities are within 10 minutes reach for residents   

An express transit system linking the IKN's Governmental Zone to strategic airports in the region to be available by 2030 

  • To encourage active mobility, up to 80% of all trips within the city can be reached by public transport   

  • Public transport nodes and similar facilities are within 10 minutes reach for residents   

  • An express transit system linking the IKN's Governmental Zone to strategic airports in the region to be available by 2030 

4

Low Carbon Emissions

Renewable energy will provide 100% of the IKN's energy needs 

A 60% energy efficiency increase in all new public buildings by 2045

Achieving Net Zero Emissions by 2045

  • Renewable energy will provide 100% of the IKN's energy needs 

  • A 60% energy efficiency increase in all new public buildings by 2045

  • Achieving Net Zero Emissions by 2045

5

Circular and Resilient

Up to 10% of all land within the IKN's Governmental Zone can be used for food production needs

Achieving 60% waste recycling rate by 2045

100% of wastewater will be treated through a specified treatment system by 2035
 

  • Up to 10% of all land within the IKN's Governmental Zone can be used for food production needs

  • Achieving 60% waste recycling rate by 2045

  • 100% of wastewater will be treated through a specified treatment system by 2035
     

6

Safe and Accessible

Will be among the 10 Best Cities according to the Global Livability Index by 2045

All settlements within the IKN's Governmental Zone will have access to critical infrastructure by 2045    

Fair housing system, with a ratio of 1:3:6 for luxury, medium and simple house types

  • Will be among the 10 Best Cities according to the Global Livability Index by 2045

  • All settlements within the IKN's Governmental Zone will have access to critical infrastructure by 2045    

  • Fair housing system, with a ratio of 1:3:6 for luxury, medium and simple house types

7

Security and Efficiency Through Technology

The IKN obtained a Very High ranking in the United Nations' e-Gov Development Index

100% digital and IT connectivity for all residents and businesses

More than 75% satisfaction with digital services

  • The IKN obtained a Very High ranking in the United Nations' e-Gov Development Index

  • 100% digital and IT connectivity for all residents and businesses

  • More than 75% satisfaction with digital services

8

Economic Opportunities for All

A 0% poverty rate within the IKN by 2035

A GDP per capita rate akin to high-income countries

The lowest regional Gini Ratio in Indonesia by 2045

  • A 0% poverty rate within the IKN by 2035

  • A GDP per capita rate akin to high-income countries

  • The lowest regional Gini Ratio in Indonesia by 2045

The World's Sustainable City

A Symbol of National Identity

Economic Driver for Indonesia's Future

Soekarno

The First President of the Republic of Indonesia

In 1957, President Soekarno suggested the country's capital city should be moved to Palangka Raya, during the city's officiation event as the capital of Central Kalimantan province.

Source: Arsip Nasional RI (Indonesian National Archives)

Soeharto

The Second President of the Republic of Indonesia

In 1997, President Soeharto issued Presidential Decree (Keppres) No. 1/1997 on the Coordination for the Development of the region of Jonggol as an Independent City, intended to become a center of government. 

Source: Arsip Nasional RI (Indonesian National Archives)

Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

The 6th President of the Republic of Indonesia

In 2013, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono suggested two scenarios which either allowed Jakarta to retain its Capital City status – on the condition that future construction and planning would have to be done rigorously and long term – or move the center of the Indonesian government outside of Jakarta altogether. 

Source: Arsip Nasional RI (Indonesian National Archives)

Joko Widodo

The 7th and Current President of Indonesia

"On this momentous occasion, with the blessing of Allah SWT and the blessings of every respected member [of the DPD, DPR and MPR], the elder statesmen, and the national figures of this great country, I ask for your permission and approval to officially move Indonesia's capital city from Jakarta to the island of Kalimantan".

Speech delivered during the People's Consultative Assembly's (MPR) Annual Assembly and the House of Representatives (DPR) and Regional Representatives Council (DPD) Joint Assembly, 16 August 2019.

Bambang Susantono

Head of the Nusantara Capital Authority

"The construction of a new city is more than just building its physical features. It is also about designing it in a way that promotes social cohesion and ensuring its residents live comfortably, fairly, and ideally. We hope the public can support us in helping fulfil Nusantara's vision as an inclusive, green, and sustainable city for everyone,"

Speech delivered during a Press Statement on the Nusantara Capital Authority Head and Deputy Head Inauguration Ceremony at the State Palace, Jakarta, 10 March 2022.

Suharso Monoarfa

Minister of National Development Planning/Head of Bappenas

“The New National Capital City project (IKN) will not only accommodate our domestic progress but also our global progress. The IKN will also integrate Indonesia's vast cultures because the gravity of our national culture will be pulled together within our capital city. By moving the capital city, we are closer to fulfill the goals outlined in the Indonesia 2045 Vision statement while also celebrating the centennial anniversary of our nation's independence".

Speech delivered during the Press Conference for the Presidential Letter's Submission Regarding the IKN Law at the MPR Headquarters, 29 September 2021. 

Basuki Hadimuljono

Minister of Public Works and Housing

"We want to create a smart, modern city that fulfills international standards and become an icon of urban design as a way of representing how far our nation has progressed in terms of development".

Speech delivered during the Public Lecture for the New Students of the Graduate Program at the Faculty of Engineering at Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, 27 August 2019.

Sri Mulyani Indrawati

Minister of Finance

“Relocating our capital city is important because it reflects the need for equitable development across the country, pulling away from the Jakarta-centric and Java-centric approaches of now. Furthermore, a new capital city is needed to establish to a balance between the ideals of national progress, good judgment and the country's financial capacities".

Speech delivered during the House of Representatives' Financial Council working meeting, 31 May 2021.

Sofyan A. Djalil

Minister of Agrarian and Spatial Planning/ Head of the National Land Agency (BPN)

“A new capital city, with a beautiful city park, will help ensure its residents with clean and healthy air so as to provide a comfortable living experience and become an interesting place to live as well".

Speech delivered during the Land Law Drafting Meeting at the Coordinating Economic Ministry, 22 August 2019.

Siti Nurbaya Bakar

Minister of Forestry and Environmental Affairs

"We will make sure that the new capital city will always be a 'green' city, so as to not disturb any conservation areas or local wildlife as well as maintaining the existing greenery of the region. This is necessary in order to foster the concept of a green and smart city".

Speech delivered at Penajam Paser Utara, East Kalimantan, 4 April 2021.

PUBLIC CONSULTATION II
DESIGN OF IMPLEMENTATION REGULATIONS
LAW NO. 3/2022 ON THE IKN

Saturday, 9 April 2022

APPOINTMENT OF THE HEAD AND DEPUTY HEAD
OF NUSANTARA CAPITAL AUTHORITY

President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo appointed Bambang Susantono as the Head of the Nusantara Capital Authority, and Dhony Rahajoe as the Deputy Head of the Nusantara Capital Authority on Thursday (10/3/2022). These appointments mark a new chapter in the preparation and development of the State Capital relocation project, carried out by the Nusantara Special Administrative Government, which will be known henceforth as the Nusantara Capital Authority.

Welcoming
the New National
Capital City (IKN)

Balikpapan

“We hope that the capital city project provides positive opportunities that can benefit all parties"


- Resident of Balikpapan

Samarinda

“By moving the capital city to East Kalimantan, we hope that the children of Samarinda would become more creative, optimistic and have a greater desire to learn"


- Resident of Samarinda

Balikpapan

“We hope that the capital city project provides positive opportunities that can benefit all parties"


- Resident of Balikpapan

Tenggarong

“I hope that the new capital city becomes a lively, well-designed, well-arranged place so that many more people can recognize it"


- Resident of Tenggarong

THE NEW NATIONAL CAPITAL CITY (IKN) IN NUMBERS

IKN National Strategic Area (KSN)

256.142 ha

Indonesia's GDP Target for 2045

USD 180 Billion

Estimated Workforce Number by 2045

4.811.000

IKN Development Zone

199.962 ha

*part of the KSN

The IKN Area

56.180 ha

*part of the KSN

Main Governmental Zone

6.596 ha

*part of the IKN Area