BANDUNG - West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil is committed to increasing index Inclusive Economic Development Index (IPEI) West Java to implement the proper programs.
According to Ridwan Kamil (RK), sometimes the problem districts/cities in West Java is not a matter of lack of funding or knowledge, but it comes from a program that does not exactly solve the core problem.
"I suspect the problem much in a situation like that (unproper problem). (Event) today is important, because it will be displayed in scientific consultant and team members," said RK in the Forum of Regional Development (FPD) 2019: Inclusive Economic Development to decline Sustainable poverty in West cooperation National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) and the SMERU Research Institute, on Tuesday (30/7/19).
He also emphasized that the program should be implemented fairly, the fair is the right proportion, not equal. In the forum, the West Java itself is valued less in Pillar II IPEI related to income distribution and poverty reduction.
However, RK confirmed Provincial Government (Pemdaprov) West Java continues its efforts to reduce poverty while maintaining economic growth is higher than the growth rate of Indonesia.
"In the end West Java should juara lahir batin because of the way it works, logic and innovation leads to prosperity is accounted for," said RK.
Based on data from Bappenas, economic growth in West Java is 5.6, has a value of 6.13 related to income distribution and poverty reduction. It is much different than the achievement of Bangka Belitung 7.76 in position one.
"Equity earnings (gap) and the reduction of poverty in West Java is still relatively high compared to other provinces," said Amalia Adininggar Widyasanti, Advisor to the Minister of National Development Planning / Head of Bappenas Synergies Economic Affairs and Finance.
"So, in the future, if we do not stop the surgery only in the pillar but also indicators index Inclusive Economic Development, will be seen that each district/city has needs policy interventions that different," he added.
To view the indicator Pillar II Sub Pilar 2.1 Inequality Gini ratio is, the revenue contribution of women, and the ratio of average household expenditure villages and cities. While indicators Sub Pilar 2.2 Poverty is the percentage of poor and average protein consumption per capita per day.
Amalia also reminded of the importance of policy interventions in the district/city to produce the right program.
"Therefore, the design of the policy or program that is packed each county/city to be a key point for the whole West Java can accelerate inclusive economic growth," said Amalia.
Overall the three pillars of the existing West ranks 12 out of 34 provinces in Indonesia with the IPEI of 5.93.
In West Java, Cianjur has the lowest index Inclusive 4.99. Besides Cianjur, seven other districts are Garut District, Tasikmalaya, Sukabumi, Bandung, Cirebon, Subang, and the Ciamis have a very low level of inclusiveness under 5.40 (red).
"It is necessary to optimize the utilization of funds for the village to build a village in order inclusive. If I can be proposed, the village fund program is directed only to overcome the economic indicators are still inclusive the red" closed Amalia.
Besides Amalia, also attended Widjajanti Isdijoso the acting of The SMERU Research Institute director, Athina Yumna senior researcher of The SMERU Research Institute, and the Regent/Mayor and Head of Regional Planning and Development Board West Java.
This forum aims to facilitate dialogue between stakeholders in order to get the poverty reduction policies so that development is done in the West is more inclusive.