BANDUNG - Deputy Governor of West Java Uu Ruzhanul Ulum said the development of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) must provide benefits to the community.
He said this when opening the 2019 Diaspora CGen Festival at Telkom University Bandung Regency, West Java, Thursday (10/17).
"This activity is a collaboration of the government, universities, and elements of business, community, and also involves the media, this is a good example of Pentahelix collaboration towards Jabar Champion Born Inner," said Uu.
The rapid development of ICT must be able to encourage people to prioritize common interests and foster social ties so as to create a better life for all.
To students who have pursued education at the university, Uu also advised them to continue exploring to find innovations that are useful for the community.
"Do not let students only study and study. After graduating work and work only for their own interests. The good, with knowledge that is mastered, contribute to the benefit of society," said Uu.
Telkom University Academic Vice Chancellor Dadan Rahardian said Telkom University integrated with PT Telkom Indonesia had a vision of advancing the ICT industry in Indonesia and in line with the development of the Industrial Revolution 4.0.
"Moreover, many technological developments today are born from the hands of young people. For example (unicorn) companies that continue to grow are present from the collaboration of various scientific disciplines," said Dadan.
"ICT is expected to bring the nation's economic growth. This start-up business ecosystem is growing tremendously," he added.
Dadan also gave several examples of online transportation companies as a form of ICT development that provides benefits to the community so that they must be given space by the regulator or the government. Ugh