BOJONEGORO – The Bandungrejo Village Government (Pemdes), Ngasem District, Bojonegoro Regency, East Java, which is ring one of the Jambaran-Tiung Biru (JTB) gas unitization field, has begun to develop Village Owned Enterprises (BUMDes) through a partnership with PT Pertamina EP Cepu (PT Pertamina EP Cepu) and the Indonesian Development of Society (IDFoS) in the Program for Improving Community Livelihoods Based on Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries through Optimizing the Role of BUMDes Business.
This program was implemented from January 2018 to June 2018. To initiate the collaboration, on Friday (26/1/2018) a memorandum of understanding was signed between the Village Government, PT Pertamina EP Cepu, the Community and Village Empowerment Service (DPMD), Ngasem District, and the Livestock Service Office. & Fisheries. On this occasion also discussed the commitment of each institution for the progress of BUMDes.
Head of Bandungrejo Village Sapani emphasized that his party is committed to supporting the program for the progress of the Bandungrejo community by providing an area of 3,000 square meters and facilitating the initial capital of BUMDes of Rp.
Meanwhile, PT Pertamina EP Cepu Representative from PGA & Relations Wulan Purnamawati stated that PT Pertamina EP Cepu’s involvement is one of the company’s support in efforts to improve the economy of the Bandungrejo community, whose village is the operating area of the Jambaran-Tiung Biru gas field project. In this activity, PT Pertamina EP Cepu cooperates with IDFoS, which has a good reputation in overseeing community empowerment programs.