Village Minister: PLN Has Not Fighted Thirteen Thousand Villages

By : Wiyanto And Aldo Bella Putra | Sunday, September 10 2017 - 20:00 IWST

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Village Minister, Development of Underdeveloped Regions and Transmigration Eko Putro Sandjojo revealed the low ratio of electrification in the villages. According to him, there are still more than 13 thousand villages that have not electricity.

To improve the village elective ratio, he continued, relying on PT PLN (Persero). "Need the help of all parties," he said in Jakarta, Saturday (09/09/2017).

Eko added that he used the IPMI International Business School alumni network to make the village bright. "I managed to convince one of the alumni of Handry Satriago that General Electric to invest USD 20 million to illuminate the village," he explained.

Chairman of the IPMI Alumni Association Effendi Ibnoe said, one of the strengths of IPMI is the ability to produce alumni capable of transforming the industry and the nation. "Especially alumni who wrestle in the field of entrepreneurship, productivity, and social community," he said.

He added that IPMI alumni must also contribute to his alma mater in the form of ideas that can boost the quality of national education. Communication between alumni and synergy is very important in order to maximize the potential that already exist.

While IPMI CEO Jimmy Gani assess IPMI has made a transformation in the field of education for the last three years. IPMI graduates are considered to be able to answer the bigger economic and social challenges every year

"IPMI cannot do all this without the support of its stakeholders. The alumni, lecturers, supervisors, students, and staff, all shoulder to do to realize the vision-mission together," he said.

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