Building Indonesia from the Green Environs
Lukas Enembe, Papua Governor
West papua news – He amount of transferred budget to the region and the Village Fund of 2017 for the province of Papua show the
government’s commitment to decentralization and the government’s partiality to build Indonesia from the environs according to the spirit of Nawa Cita. Therefore, local governments should use the budget properly and appropriately.
The regency/ city government is expected to improve the competence and capacity of the apparatus in order to work professionally, both in managing local finances as well as servicing the community. All Satkers have accelerated budget absorption by starting pre auction projects by 2017 at the end of 2016, so that by the
start of 2017 all activities will be effective.
Delayed infrastructure development activities due to savings in 2016 are continued in 2017 with existing ceilings by improving monitoring and evaluation of spending through intensive synergies and coordination across government levels and reinforced with information technology-based systems.
Aiming for a Target of 90 Percent Electrification Ratio in Papua
West papua news – The Special Staff of the President for the Papuan Working Group, Lenis Kogoya on October 31, 2017, stated that the construction of infrastructure connecting each remote areas in Papua is nearing completion, both by land, air and sea.
Villages in remote areas between regencies can now be penetrable. There are also ports in Nabire, Sorong, Manokwari and Jayapura. Lenis hopes that the relevant Ministers can go to the field to accelerate infrastructure development in Papua, especially sea tolls and unfinished ports.
To better facilitate the access of the local community, several entrances will be opened in Nabire. Meanwhile, in
Sorong, harbor road is being widened, while in Manokwari, the expansion of shelters is being done. PLN has also built two gas engine power plants (PLTMG) in Holtekamp Village, Jayapura at 50 megawatts (Mw) and in Nabire at 20 MW. This development is an early stage of the 35,000 Mw electricity program in the land of papua
West papua news – Furthermore, PLN will also build enough power plants in many locations in Papua and West Papua such as in Sorong, Fak-fak, Timika, Manokwari, Bintuni, Biak, Serui and Merauke to achieve the 90 percent electrification ratio target in 2019.
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