The Integrated Economic and Social Development Scheme (One Tambon, One University), initiated by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation, is a continuation of the previous employment project aiming to provide job opportunities to those affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. It aims to analyze the data, monitor the situation, and update information on COVID-19. Some of the few goals in the project also include: compiling official data, providing professional training and new job opportunities, and transferring the knowledge, technology, innovation, and local wisdom for economic and social development in the communities.
CMU acts as the University System Integrator, responsible for 50 subdistricts in the six provinces in the Upper- and Lower-Northern regions, namely Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Lamphun, Phitsanulok, and Mae Hongson, with a total budget of 174,150,000 baht. This project, operated by Societal Engagement CMU, and the Office of Research Administration, aims to create 1,000 job positions for students and recent graduates in the following fields - data analysis, situation monitoring and information update on COVID-19, official data compilation, career development, and provision of new career opportunities, and knowledge, technology, innovation, and local wisdom transfer.
Moreover, CMU has also been appointed as the Regional System Integrator, which oversees the operations in the Upper-Northern region, mediating the collaborations between the universities in the responsible area to achieve concrete results and maximize the values for the Northern region.
Currently, the project is in the process of application and selection, and the twelve-month duration is expected to begin in February 2021 and finish in January 2022. For more information, please visit www.1t1u.se.cmu.ac.th or call (+66) 53 – 943615