Social Minister Idrus Launches NKRI Card in Gorontalo

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Sunday, February 04 2018 - 16:00 IWST

Mensos Idrus Marham (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)
Mensos Idrus Marham (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Gorontalo - Social Minister Idrus Marham will visit Gorontalo on Monday (5/2/2018) to launch a regional non-cash aid card called the NKRI Peduli Card.

According to Gorontalo Governor Rusli Habibie, Sunday (4/2/2018) the relief card will be distributed to 35 thousand poor household heads recorded in the National Acceleration of Poverty Reduction (TNP2K) database.

With the card, it is expected to help overcome the daily needs of the poor in Gorontalo.

"I have submitted an invitation to the Minister of Social Affairs and he will be present to launch it on February 5 tomorrow," he said in Gorontalo.

The use of the card has been tested in November and December 2017.

At that time only 20 thousand poor people are borne. The distribution of recipients varies in each district. The largest in Gorontalo regency with 10206 families with a total budget of Rp2,041,200,000, Boalemo Regency 5.082 KK with a value of Rp1.016.400.

While in North Gorontalo regency as many as 2810 families with a value of Rp562,000,000 and Pohuwato as many as 1,902 families with a value Rp380.400.000.

Regional Secretary of Gorontalo Province Winarni Monoarfa said the provincial government has held related preparation meetings.

The plan of Idrus Marham will come on February 5, 2018, with a number of agenda such as the launching of NKRI Card, the handover of the aid of prosperous rice and visits to a number of locations.

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