Head of Region Asked to Improve Innovation in Agriculture and Vocational Education

By : Ahmad Fadli Dan Aldo Bella Putra | Wednesday, October 25 2017 - 17:00 IWST

Baleg DPR Temui Pengunjuk Rasa Petani Tembakau di Klaten
Baleg DPR Temui Pengunjuk Rasa Petani Tembakau di Klaten

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) wants the farmers to be prosperous. If the old patterns are still used, according to the President, to the extent that farmers will not be prosperous.

"Therefore, there must be a new pattern, a new design. The name of on-farm cultivation from the past until now we have done, the farmers will like that baseball will probably rise to jump, baseball may be," said President Jokowi when delivering about agriculture at the Government Working Meeting (RKP) at the State Palace, as quoted Page Setkab, Tuesday (24/10/2017)

Subsidized fertilizers, continued the President to 32 trillion each year. This means, added the President, 10 years already 320 trillion so if 20 years means 640 trillion

"It means that what we care about is not where it should be. We've moved on to post-harvest. Therefore, I invite the governor, the regent, especially we invite this farmer to want to build a big group, big group, so it will be like corporations, farmers corporations," said President Jokowi.

This, according to the President, in order to have an economic scale effort, there is a large economic scale, without it, not possible. He added that because of the huge profits in the products that the farmers are doing is post-harvest. How to RMU his rice mill unit, milling the rice.

"I saw in the villages that I saw, that rice mills were 30-40 years ago. Its rendemen fell. It should have been replaced with a modern mill. There is a packaging there," said the Head of State.

As in Sukabumi, continued the President, there are grinding runs, modern milling, direct there is such packaging, the packaging is all.

Vocational Education

On the occasion, President Jokowi conveyed the last key, relating to development, that is, human resources. The President said that this would be the key to winning the competition or not.

"So I leave, the development of human resources, especially related to vocational school, vocational training, polytechnics is really tailored to the needs of the region," explained the President.

Do not get, continued the President, his area a lot of fish production, for example, his vocational even vocational building, should SMK fishery.

For in other areas, the President conveyed that SMK to begin to be addressed his majors. Heads of State want to encourage SMK to start adapting to the needs of the existing industry so that they can train the workforce with new skills and ways of working.

"SMK-SMK we are a lot of majors if it is not electricity, buildings, machinery. Machinery, electricity, buildings from the past until now.

Should have started. I see that in Jepara good, there are SMK that specialize in making animation, "said President cited.

 With the current SMK-SMK conditions, the President expects all regional heads can encourage new innovations in SMK-SMK owned.

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