Meaning of the Logo
The department’s logo symbolizes the role of our organization, who we are as members of the organization, and what our values and aspirations are.
The wording “Department of Industrial Development & Research” in white lettering at the bottom set against a red background indicates that we are a department with a mission to promote industrialization in Sabah.
The four green bars on the left denote the various categories of industries we promote, including micro, small and medium-scale, large-scale and high-impact industries. Arranged in the form of steps, the bars also tell of the department’s determination to achieve greater heights in its effort in promoting industrialization in the state.
The lettering “DiDR” in blue, while also being the acronym for “The Department of Industrial Development & Research”, indicate the values of the department, viz., Dedication, Integrity, Determination, and Resourcefulness.
The letter “i” also denotes the department’s human capital, the main asset of the organization. This striped “i” symbolizes a multi-skilled staff, capable of multi-tasking and ready to employ new methodologies and technologies to improve its efficiency and productivity.
In so far as the colours are concerned,
- Green denotes eco-friendliness, whereby due consideration is given to safeguarding the environment in the department’s effort to promote industrialization;
- Blue denotes professionalism in carrying out its role and functions;
- White denotes integrity;
- Red denotes a strong desire to excel.