Bank Jateng provides assistance in the form of water tank trucks to Sragen Regency Government (Pemkab). 407.9 million rupiahs tank truck aid was handed over by Surakarta Coordinating Branch Leader Aris Setiyawan accompanied by Bank Jateng Branch Manager of Sragen, Retno Tri Wulandari, received by Kusdinar Regent Untung Yuni Sukowati accompanied by the Deputy Regent (Vice Regent) Dedy Endriyatno, on Tuesday (27/8).
The aid was handed over before the Development Carnival event, which was held on Jalan Sukowati and witnessed by tens of thousands of Sragen residents. After receiving assistance from Bank Jateng, Regent Yuni Sukowati symbolically immediately handed it over to the Head of the Daily Disaster Management Board (Kalakhar) of Sragen Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD), Sugeng Priyono witnessed by the Regional Secretary (Sekda) Tatag Prabawanto who was also the Head of Sragen BPBD.
Also attending the event were elements of the Regional Leaders Communication Forum (Forkompimda). Namely Chief of Police AKBP Yimmy Kurniawan, Dandim 0725 / Sragen Lt. Col. Kav Luluk Setyanto, Kajari Syarief Sulaeman Nahdi and Head of District Court (PN) Ahmad Yasin.
Aris Setiyawan said the assistance was given in order to support the activities of Sragen Regency Government in handling emergency disasters. In addition to improving services to the community, especially handling the effects of drought in Sragen Regency, it also optimizes water needs for the people in Sragen Regency.
“By providing water tank truck assistance, it is expected to be able to improve services to the community, especially for the effects of the drought and disaster emergency in Sragen,” said Aris.
Regent Yuni Sukowati thanked the assistance provided by Bank Jateng. Especially when it is entering the dry season, therefore it can be used to send clean water assistance to villages in need. “Thank you for the help from the Bank Jateng, this water tank truck is very useful,” said Yuni.
Based on available data, there are at least 36 villages in seven sub-districts which are affected by drought in Sragen region. The seven regions are Gesi, Tangen, Sukodono, Mondokan, Jenar, Miri and Sumberlawang Districts. As a result of the effects of the drought, it is hard for the affected communities to experience difficulty in obtaining clean water.