BANDUNG - Training Center for Indonesian Migrant Workers (BLK PMI) of the Manpower and Transmigration Office of West Java Province in collaboration with Bank BJB to finance labor overseas through the PMI KUR (People's Business Credit) program.
Head of PMI BLK Teguh Kasbudi said that every year more than 50,000 migrant workers from West Java are sent abroad. Finally, he said, BLK PMI sent 55,763 migrant workers to various countries, including Japan, Korea and Singapore.
"After being trained and ready to work abroad, prospective migrant workers will get funding assistance for departure," he told reporters at the West Java Disnakertrans office on Friday (07/18/2019)
Teguh Kasbudi said the training participants were required to have a BJB account for the benefit of the financial assistance. In addition, every honorarium and other payment is made in cash through a Bjb account.
Meanwhile, BJB Bank Remitance Head Group Shinta Mustika Rina added, it was ready to channel the PMI KUR, but at this time still awaiting a circular letter from the Coordinating Minister for the Economy. "It's likely we will serve the KUR PMI in the next three months," he said
He admitted that BJB Bank is now preparing its system, which is integrated with the data of migrant workers and others. This loan service, he said, was given once to migrant workers with an interest of 7%.
He gave an example, to work in Japan is estimated to provide loans between Rp. 30-40 million. These funds will be returned through salary deductions, working with the Indonesian Migrant Workers Placement Company (P3PMI).
"Requirements for the person concerned must have a job order. While the scale of the platform depends on which country to go to, "he explained. Jo