New beginning, soaring Pocheon!
Greater growth potential. Place of new beginning!
Central city of unified Korea!
This is Pocheon, the center for South and North Korean economic cooperation in the era of peace.
#1. City of Sustainable Development and Mutually Benefitting Economy
Pocheon has endured the wounds from national division and alienation.
Now the pace toward peace and growth will be accelerated at an unprecedented rate.
The city will revitalize the regional industry and economy by developing a 3.97km2 International Logistics Industrial Complex. The city is preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the era of convergence and integration by establishing the South and North Korean Special Economic Zone, inducing advanced industries, and establishing an international processed food and fashion cluster industrial complex, while also creating many jobs and generate income by operating a business center for stronger management capabilities.
Also, the city will use the North Gyeonggi Agricultural and Livestock Product Distribution and Circulation Center as the hub for circulation of agricultural and livestock products and foster and support the environment friendly sixth industry such as ginseng, fruit, livestock, and special crops.
The city will support economic independence and stable settlement of immigrants to rural areas by developing profit-driven special villages. The city will revitalize the local economy by developing a sports industry outlet in connection with various sports facilities by utilizing sports infrastructure that operate year-round. With such efforts Pocheon will become an economic city that shares growth.
#2. Clean and Clear Environment-friendly City of Ecological Tour
Pocheon is returning to a city that boasts clean air, clean water, and fertile land.
The development of Hantangang Ecological Resort Complex will prevent sprawling in the surrounding area and make Hantangang River the representative ecological resort complex in the capital region, the best healing tourist resort in the capital region in the Era of South and North Korean Peace, and an international resort complex.
Also, Baegun Valley and Sanjeong Lake will regain its vibe as national tourist resorts with plenty of things to see, eat, and enjoy.
There is joy in every step of the way to the farm village and pleasure in every breath taken in Pocheon Pocheon will be reborn as a clean and clear city with the best natural and ecological environment in the capital region.
#3. Happiness Everywhere, City of Culture and Welfare
Happiness is to be together and to care together
As for the environment and facilities for senior citizens, challenged people, foreigners, and people of national merit, Pocheon will expand cultural and welfare facilities The Welfare Center for the Challenged guarantees the rights of physically or mentally challenged people and enhances their quality of life. The Multiculture Center will provide adjustment education and prevent discrimination, and the Veterans Hall will act as a cultural space for people of national merit and the general public including the senior welfare centers in each district of Pocheon,
In particular, the city will expand allowances for people of national merit and fully support the settlement of multicultural families and foreign workers as part of its efforts to make everyone’s life happy.
Also, to motivate senior citizens who are not much involved in social activities to learn, the city will promote senior universities further and offer jobs for social contribution so that they can feel a sense of worth and satisfaction as a contributor to the society.
The city will be truly reborn as a city of lifelong education where anyone can learn anything through the school revival project with the designation of education innovation districts and the establishment of education foundations providing customized education for each phase of life for everyone from children to elders.
The Comprehensive Infant Support Center, which provides childcare support for families with infants, will provide abundant information to build a healthy and happy home.
The provision of free school uniforms for new middle and high school students will protect the basic rights to be educated and lessen economic burdens for parents.
The city will offer opportunities for lifelong education and establish education support systems in connection with jobs for young people by inducing the branch of the Gyeonggi Vocational School and establishing the Pocheon Learning Center of the Korea National Open University.
Pocheon, the historic city filled with the stories of the ancients.
Pocheon is establishing and promoting its regional identity by preserving cultural and historical resources of the region to create Pocheon’s own brand alongside other efforts.
The city is also providing the full support for the activities of culture and art related organizations in order to support culture and art and provide abundant cultural experiences.
Choi Ikhyeon was the last classical scholar of Joseon and upheld an unparalleled spirit of resistance against Japan. The city will ruminate on his spirit of the times and the course of his life, develop specialized culture villages in Pocheon, and promote the Oseong and Haneum Culture Village that traces the footprints of the greatest scholar and loyalists, Yi Hangbok (Oseong), and Yi Deokhyeong (Haneum).
Furthermore, the city will transform the areas around the traditional market, which is known to offer cultural healing, into the culture street centering on local foods of the 1970’s and 1980’s.
Making life comfortable
Pocheon’s culture makes life affluent Pocheon is the city of culture and welfare where happiness prevails.
#4. Pocheon, safe city for a good and relaxing life
You feel relieved in Pocheon.
With the opening of the expressway, which was its long-cherished wish, and the establishment of a railroad and airport, Pocheon truly became a major traffic center that can reach everywhere and it will develop a faster and more convenient traffic environment.
The living environment became inconvenient due to narrow roads and old buildings.
Pocheon will promote urban regeneration project, which reenergizes old downtown areas and also establish and operate the CCTV Total Control Center and use CCTV and LED security light in crime-ridden districts and vulnerable areas to develop the town into a brighter place.
The city will eliminate citizens’ anxiety and bring them clean air through air pollution monitoring stations and by monitoring air status.
Pocheon is a city safe through hope and prosperity, thus easing its residents
Administration Must Empathize with Citizens
Citizens Must Participate with a Sense of Responsibility
Administration of trust and care. That is the value of administration.
Pocheon will develop an advance base for South and North Korean peace and cooperation based on proper values of administration, establish mutually benefiting administrative system in the borderland, and build a bright future that is fair and reasonable for all.
Promising new history toward new future!
Central City of Unified Korea, Pocheon!
Let’s start together here!
New Beginning, Soaring Pocheon