The DPRD (Regional People’s Representative House) of Pati Regency, Central Java, appreciated the contribution of PT Bank Pembangunan Daerah Jawa Tengah (Bank Jateng) to the regional treasury. Even in the conditions of Covid-19 pandemic, Bank Jateng was still able to make a significant contribution to the regional treasury.
This was stated by two members of B Commission of (Economic and Financial Sector) Pati Regency DPRD, H Suriyanto AMd Pi and H Darbi SH, in the process of determining the Regional Capital Participation Draft (Raperda) for the Third Regional Capital Inclusion, namely PT BPD Jateng Perumda Aneka Business of Pati and Perumda Tirta Bening of Drinking Water. “PT BPD Jateng currently has a good performance achievement which has contributed greatly to the regional treasury. Likewise, PT BPR, a regional bank, Pati, ”said Suriyanto when delivering the final opinion of the Pati Democrats DPRD on the Raperda of Regional Capital Participation, recently.
He hopes that Bank Jateng can improve its achievements again to build the economy of Pati Regency in particular, and Central Java in general by its role. “We hope that the additional capital is used as well as possible to improve the community’s welfare since this budget is people’s money,” he said.
Meanwhile, H Darbi SH, a member of B Commission from the PPP Faction, clearly mentioned directly the contribution amount of PT Bank Pembangunan Daerah Jawa Tengah to the regional treasury in 2020. According to Darbi, the contribution of PT Bank Pembangunan Daerah Jawa Tengah is in the dividends form runs into the district treasury in 2020 reach up to 19 billion rupiahs.
This contribution, said Darbi, deserves to be appreciated. Darbi said this was a good banking achievement and needed to be continuously improved. He hopes, with the 2021 budget year capital participation from PT BPD Jateng, it can actually improve services to the community.
“Prioritizing the empowerment of micro and medium enterprises by providing facilities for business capital and providing the best solutions for non-performing loans caused by the decreasement in the people’s businesses intensity caused by the impact of Covid-19,” he said in the plenary meeting forum of the DPRD Pati, recently.
Darbi explicitly gave notes to the management of Bank Jateng to maintain the prudential principle application and always adhere to the article 29 paragraph 2 of Law Number 7, 1992 Law Number 10, 1998 concerning Banking which emphasizes its mandatory to maintain a bank soundness level according to the capital closure provisions, asset & management quality, liquidity, profitability, solvency and other aspects related to the Bank’s business and must carry out the business activities in accordance with the precautionary principle.
The additional capital participation for PT Bank Pembangunan Daerah Jawa Tengah which is allocated to the APBD of Pati Regency, 2021 is a form of appreciation for the performance of Bank Jateng, as well as the regional commitment to welfare the community regional economic development. Therefore, banking as an intermediary institution supported by the local governments needs to optimize its role. **