Tomorrow, Pemalang Hold Technology Village Festival

By : Ahmad Fadli And Aldi Firhand. A | Monday, November 20 2017 - 23:24 IWST

Informatics and communication technology village festival (Destika) will be held in Pemalang District, precisely in Pulosari village Pulosari District, on 21 to 23 November 2017
Informatics and communication technology village festival (Destika) will be held in Pemalang District, precisely in Pulosari village Pulosari District, on 21 to 23 November 2017

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Informatics and communication technology(Kemenkominfo)  village festival (Destika) will be held in Pemalang District, precisely in the Pulosari village Pulosari District, on 21 to 23 November 2017. This festival is to present villages that have literate information and communications technology.

"The festival is intended to mobilize the participation of village communities by empowering the potential of the village through the utilization of ICT intelligently, creatively and productively," said Director of Empowerment of Informatics Industry, Kemenkominfo, Septriana Tangkary, Monday (20/11/2017)

He said the Destika Festival is useful to equate perceptions about rural development. Village building program is a program of Nawacita President Jokowi. This is the fifth event after the first in Banyumas, Second Majalengka, Third Belitung East, and Fourth in Jayapura Papua.

Villages are not only the object of development but should be the subject of development. ICTs are expected to be transparent villages in village and self-management funds, village potential management, village development planning, and transparency of the village financial system.

The Destika festival is entitled "Terhampus Bumi Pemalang Pusere Jawa, Desa Bersuara untuk Indonesia" is expected to be a support for economic growth, tourism and business world in rural areas as a form of development from the outskirts of Pemalang Regency.

Meanwhile, Secretary of the Department of Communications and Information Technology Pemalang Ahmad Hidayat said the festival also coincided with the festival Wong Gunung, with the planting of 5,000 palm trees.

He continued, Wong Gunung festival, a festival raised the issue of culture and local wisdom that will be driven by the use of technology. There will also be 48 booths of UMKM, such as farmers go online, Fisherman go online and UMKM go Kominfo Online

"There will be 211 villages that will use the regional information system, with integrated information about all villages in Pemalang," he said

The opening of the festival is scheduled to be held at Turangga Seta tourism object, Karangpoh hamlet, Pulosari Village. And will be attended by the Minister of Communications and Informatics, Minister for Disadvantaged Villages and Transmigration, Minister of Tourism, Governor of Central Java and stakeholders.

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