BANDUNG CITY- The Provincial Government of West Java (West Java) together with Universitas Padjadjaran (Unpad) plans to build a West Java Study Center. Later, all problems in West Java will be examined at the study center.
As stated by West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil after attending the inauguration of the 2019-2024 Unpad Rector Prof. Dr. Rina Indiastuti, S.E., MSIE, which was held at Graha Sanusi Hardjadinata Unpad Campus, Jl. Dipati Measure No. 35, Bandung City, Monday (7/10/19).
"I ask that cooperation with West Java be more structured. Later in the new chancellor we will create a Center for West Java Studies, "said Emil - Ridwan Kamil's nickname.
"So, all research, the problem is that West Java is entrusted to the faculties. But, later the door will be one, not all faculties will be knocked on the door, just the door is the center of West Java studies, "he continued.
With the existence of this study center, it is hoped that scientists can make West Java an object of research. The construction of the study center has become one of the work programs of the new Unpad Rector 100 days.
"So, those who are in the field of digital, agriculture, use West Java as an object of research. Later the research and the results will be collected there (West Java Study Center), "Emil said.
"The point is (the construction of the West Java Study Center) promises 100 days Mrs. Rina (new Unpad Rector), please be billed," he added.
While related to the construction of a teaching hospital in Jatinangor, Emil admitted that his party was discussing this matter with the Central Government.
"We're discussing that Hasan Sadikin's (Hospital) move to Jatinangor, but it's still a discourse. "The discussion with the Central Government - the land is limited by Hasan Sadikin, so if Jatinangor is still large," he said.
Chairman of the Board of Trustees (MWA) Unpad Rudiantara, in his remarks, said that his party was ready to support the construction of the Study Center in West Java.
"Unpad is as expected by Kang Emil, Governor of West Java, Unpad becomes the West Java Study Center and I will plant it, I noted, directly involved in how Unpad became a think thank from West Java," said Rudiantara.
While Unpad Rector for the 2019-2024 Period, Rina stated that she was ready to lead Unpad in the next five years, including facing considerable challenges, namely bringing Unpad into the Top 500 World Universities.
Currently, Unpad ranks in the 651-700 version of the QS World University Rankings. Rina also promised to work together with MWA, Academic Senate, and all lines in Unpad to realize the ideals that many of them desire.
"The quick win, we will continue to make efforts to internationalize, we design well the consul with the MWA, Academic Senate, and other elements," said Rina when found after she was determined as the elected Rector of Unpad.