CIREBON - President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo (Jokowi) accompanied by West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan (Aher) handed over 3,000 certificates of Complete Systematic Land Registration (PTSL) to residents of Cirebon Regency, Cirebon City, Indramayu Regency, Kuningan Regency and Majalengka Regency.
The delivery was held at The Radiant Hall, Gronggong, Cirebon regency, Sunday (11/03/2018).
"Every time I go to the village, to the village almost every day, it often sounds one of the land disputes, land disputes between communities and communities, communities with government, with companies, with neighbors," Jokowi said.
Jokowi said that of the 126 million certificates that must be shared to the people in Indonesia, only 51 million have been realized.
"If (distributed) it continues a year only finish 500 thousand, it will take 140 years to complete all land certificates in Indonesia," said Jokowi.
Therefore, the President instructed the Minister of Agrarian and Spatial Planning (ATR) / Head of the National Land Agency (BPN), if in 2017 has issued 5 million certificates, then in 2018 should be able to get out 7 million, and in 2019 could be 9 million certificates.
"Minister, if 5 million not finished, 7 million not finished, the choice is two, replaced or removed," said Jokowi.
Not to forget, Jokowi also told the community to be neat in keeping the land certificate that he gave.
First, said Jokowi, if you've got a certificate can be stored with a folder, or a plastic folder, to avoid damp and wet. Second, for the certificate to be copied, as a backup if at any time needed.
"Then if there is a certificate, usually, pengennya 'schooled,' it's okay, but please before used for collateral in the bank, please calculated can ngangsur not every month, if not can, do not be forced," the message.
Jokowi also appealed, if the land certificate used as collateral for financing, so that the proceeds of the loan at the bank used for profitable activities such as business capital, or investment.
"Not to buy a car continues to go around the village let me dashing, is not, not to buy a motorcycle used around the village, so dashing, not," said Jokowi.
"Even if buy a motorcycle, buy a car but productive that can produce.If not like that, we've slammed the bone, the certificate even disappeared confiscated bank, useless we work," he added.
Meanwhile, Minister of Agrarian Affairs and Spatial Planning / Head of BPN, Sofyan Djalil said it would hand over 9,810 certificates, the remaining 552,000 certificates issued in 2017 in West Java. While in Cirebon today, 3,000 certificates are distributed.
"After completion of this division, the remaining 6,810 will begin to be distributed by Head of National Land Agency (BPN) in each regency / city," explained Sofyan.
Sofyan said, that according to the President's order, in 2018 in West Java will be issued as many as 1,260,000 certificates throughout West Java.
"Hopefully by 2023 all the land in West Java is certified," he hoped.
West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan (Aher) expressed his deepest gratitude and appreciation to the Central Government which to date has given full support to poverty alleviation efforts in West Java.
"By continuing to roll out pro-community programs, such as the handover of 3000 land certificates for residents of Cirebon City, Cirebon Regency, Kuningan Regency, Majalengka Regency, Indramayu Regency," said Governor Aher.
The Governor hopes that the certificates provided will bring maximum benefits for West Java development, and national development as a whole.
Aher sees, the distribution of land certificates has a very good purpose, with certificates owned, the community one of which has the opportunity to access financing and financial assistance by making the land certificate as collateral.
Furthermore, loans, or assistance from financial institutions would be expected to create an entrepreneurial field that helps promote various economic activities of the community.
"This program is very helpful economic growth of West Java," he said.