JAKARTA - The President of the Republic of Indonesia (RI) Joko Widodo (Jokowi) submitted the 2020 Allocation Transfer to Village and Village Fund (TKDD) list to regional heads, one of them West Java (West Java) Governor Ridwan Kamil.
The book was received by Ridwan Kamil in the agenda of submitting the Budget Implementation Entry List (DIPA) and the 2020 TKDD Allocation List by Jokowi at the Presidential Palace, Jakarta, Thursday (11/14/19).
In his direction, Jokowi asked that after the DIPA for the ministries / institutions and TKDD for the local government be submitted, the recipients of the fast moving budget especially related to capital expenditure to trigger earlier economic growth.
"After this surrender, I want to see a change in the way we move, our mindset, the old patterns we must leave. Start shopping as soon as possible, especially capital expenditure, "Jokowi said.
"APBN expenditure can trigger economic growth as early as possible. Immediately after this auction, the January implementation was already carried out. Don't wait, already, this is an order, "he stressed.
Jokowi also asked ministers and regional heads so that the realization of spending can be felt by the community.
"I leave, I ask not to send only the taken care of (but also) delivered. That is, not only the realization of spending is gone but can the goods, can benefit the people. That's the most important thing, "he said.
In addition, Jokowi stressed that the implementation of state development is a great work and team work in order to bring to the national goals the country's big agenda.
"There must be no sectoral egos, institutional egos, regional egos, so that later the results will be seen," he said.
"I ask (the central) provincial, regency / city governments to really work together," he added.
Related to the development of Human Resources (HR), Jokowi hopes that the programs related to HR development will be carried out seriously. The goal is to give birth to superior and quality human resources.
"Not only can we get certificates, but also real, concrete, our human resources actually increase or increase, not only certificates," Jokowi said.
"I will control that the money for (development) HR is really hatched, really printing skills," he added.
The Indonesian Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati meanwhile explained that DIPA and TKDD were state budget documents that became a reference for ministries / institutions and regional heads in implementing all government development programs.
In addition, Sri said that 2020 was the first year of the 2020-2024 National Medium-Term Development Plan (RPJMN). Therefore, the 2020 National Budget has a strategic role for the government and realizing the vision of Forward Indonesia.
"The theme of fiscal policy in 2020 is the State Budget for the Acceleration of Competitiveness through Innovation and Strengthening the Quality of Human Resources," he said.
Sri also explained that Indonesia's economic growth next year is expected to approach 5.3 percent and the poverty rate is targeted to fall 8.5 percent to 9 percent.
Meanwhile, the level of inequality will continue to decline to 0.375-0.38, and the unemployment rate is expected to go in the range of 4.8 percent to 5 percent.
"With the increase in funds transfers to the regions it is hoped that they can be used effectively and accountably in order to improve the development of the quality of Human Resources and equitable development in all regions of Indonesia," Sri said.
As for the 2020 State Budget alone, Rp 2,540.4 trillion is set for state spending. Of this figure, IDR 909.6 trillion was allocated to 87 ministries and institutions while IDR 856.9 trillion was allocated to TKDD.