57th Anniversary of Bank Jateng Simple Celebration, Solemn and Full of Meaning

Celebrating The 57th Anniversary of PT Bank Pembangunan Daerah Jawa Tengah (Bank Jateng) is celebrated differently from the hustle and bustle of the crowd, as the previous anniversaries.

However, the celebration which was held simply at Bank Jateng Head office, Jl Pemuda Semarang, Monday, April 6, 2020, was solemn and meaningful.

The anniversary celebration was filled with joint prayers, cutting Tumpeng, inauguration of the 57-year-old solar cell logo use by Bank Jateng and welcoming speech by the President Director of Bank Jateng, Supriyatno, which was also attended by the employees in every  Branch Offices in live streaming simultaneously.

In his remarks, Supriyatno expressed his concern with the spread outbreak of Covid-19, which had led to emergency conditions.

“We have never experienced a situation stirs emotions and touches our sense of humanity as it is today. Even more, deep concern may envelop our hearts. What would have happened if the corona virus hit us and our families. Awareness of such reflections makes the anniversary of Bank Jateng more meaningful, “he explained.

The President Director said, the 57-year long journey proved Bank Jateng as a regional development bank should be proud of. This can be seen from the growth of assets and business coupled with the development of technology and increasingly of qualified human resources.

He revealed, as of the end of March 2020, the assets reached 71,108 Trillion rupiahs, DPK. 55,741 Trillion rupiahs, Credit 48,864 Trillion rupiahs. While the operating profit before tax is 308 billion rupiahs.

Business operations are supported by a network of branch offices, KCP and Cash Offices, Payment Points, ATMs, Car Cash, EDC, CDM, Smart Selling Agents are currently totaling 3091 operational service networks.

He hopes Bank Jateng in the future will be more quickly entered the era of digital banking services.

The demands for acceleration and the role of technology are increasingly felt urgent. As well as services such as smart cards for retirees, ready cash, and mobile banking are coming soon.

Likewise, Human Resources, according to him, going forward will increasingly lead to strategic policies including concerning, reviewing business processes and organizational structure, competency dictionary review, performance management review, job grading, and income improvement.

The organization is aware of the need to accelerate this policy implementation considering that from our total employees as of March 2020 there were 3,931 employees, 2,948 employees or 75.34 percent were millennials or aged under 40 years who were born after 1980.

Responding to the current situation, the President Director expects, both in the work units of the Head Office and branches to address carefully several things including coordinating and communicating quickly on any issues, especially related to handling customer service.

In addition, it also maintains a healthy lifestyle by observing protocols to address the Covid pandemic19, especially related to physical and social distancing.

“On this occasion, I would like to express my high appreciation to the operational warriors in the branch office and service units.

You are at the forefront, interact directly to serve the customers and community.

I hope that you will always maintain your health, comply with existing protocols, and keep the spirit of carrying out daily operational tasks, “he explained.

Care about the Corona Impact

In the current of Covid-19 (Corona) pandemic situation, the commemoration of the 57th anniversary of Bank Jateng was also tinged with social services to help deal with the impact of Corona.

As what did by Bank Jateng of Banjarnegara Branch handed over one unit of ambulance assistance to Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) Banjarnegara f Regency.

Concern was also carried out at Bank Jateng of Purwodadi Branch by giving gifts to pensioners who transacted. The gifts are milk, honey, vitamins, and bread.

Other social activities carried out by each of branches and sub-branches.

On that occasion, branch offices and sub-branches distributed food and medical equipment to online ojek and street sweepers by considering the physical distancing.

In his remarks, the Managing Director advised, that at the 57th of Bank Jateng, be an additional spirit and energy to bring its more advanced.