The Lean Enterprise Development scheme will start on Oct 1, and will be piloted for two years, says the Manpower Ministry.
The standards were unveiled at the Quality and Standards Conference 2015, and enterprise development agency SPRING Singapore will help drive adoption among organisations.
The 'Plan' will have three strategic thrusts geared towards establishing a globally competitive infocomm media ecosystem, enabling social and economic transformation, and creating enriching and compelling content.
The majority of the 3,888 recipients are non-uniformed members of the public, with the rest coming from the military and police.
Channel NewsAsia looks at Axe Brand by Leng Kai Fook Medical Company and Knife Brand by Lam Soon Singapore, two local brands that have been recognised with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore’s inaugural Trade Mark Awards.
Overseas exposure is crucial for locals if they want to take on top management positions in companies, says labour chief Chan Chun Sing.
It will see Singaporeans at the core of innovative, high-skill teams in every sector and developing good careers for themselves, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam says.
The final phase of this masterplan involves drawing up a vision for an almost 17-square-kilometre area representing Amaravati's core. It will contain government buildings, residential and commercial developments and possibly light industries.
Seventeen companies including LG Electronics and StarHub are participating in trials at the Housing and Development Board's Centre of Building Research, before the technology solutions are tested in actual homes.
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore says it does not see Singapore's mobile market being able to sustain more than four nationwide infrastructure players at this point.