BANDUNG-In line with the government's program to realize Jabar Caang 2018, namely the fulfillment of electrification ratio in West Java Province as much as 100% in 2018, West Java PLN Distribution ready to connect 26,142 electrical connections intended for the poor citizen and incapable citizen.
The number of connections is evenly distributed in remote areas of West Java covering 18 districts and 3 cities or consisting of 249 districts and 530 villages/sub-districts.
Signing Cooperation of Electricity Splicing Program for Poor and incapable citizen in West Java Year 2017 between West Java Provincial Government which is in this case represented by Department of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) and PT PLN (Persero) Distribution West Java took place at the Office ESDM West Java Province Soekarno Hatta Road Bandung, Tuesday (11/7).
Present in the Signing of the Cooperation Head of West Java Province ESDM Office, Eddy Nasution and General Manager of PLN West Java Distribution, Iwan Purwana.
"The policy of West Java Provincial Government in this program is to increase the scope and public access to electricity so that it can boost the productivity of the community which ultimately has a positive impact on improving the quality of life for a more prosperous community," said Eddy.
Likewise, General Manager of PLN West Java Distribution, Iwan Purwana convey the readiness of PLN in the success of the Government Program in the Field of Electricity.
"The annual electrification ratio in West Java continues to increase in 2015 by 93.86% and then in 2016 to 96.77%, and currently (June 2017) 98.6%, it means we are still working on 1.4% Fulfilled in 2018. Surely we have prepared this connection process with solid coordination internally to realize this target including connecting electricity for poor citizen in all West Java, "he said.
A total of 26,142 incapable citizens included in this program is poor citizens in the Integrated Database of the National Team for Accelerating Poverty Reduction (BDT TNP2K) which will get 450 VA (volt ampere) electrical connection. The payment for the connection cost (BP) of electricity as well as the cost of SLO Installation House or Installation Ownership Beneficiary Household Subscription is fully borne by West Java Provincial Government.
"Every citizen who gets help will get 450 VA power with a prepaid system including a connection with delivery along the maximum 30 meters. For the 450 VA tariff is still subsidized by the government so it will not burden the poor people who participate in this program, "said Iwan. Jo