Minister of regional development of the village, Left, and transmigration, Eko Putro Sandjojo said, to reduce the gini ratio is not by banning the rich to become richer. Because, as much as 80 percent of investment in Indonesia is carried out by the private sector. He thus encourages entrepreneurs Indonesia becomes more developed.
“We can not prohibit the wealthy add rich because of it assets. But we must also pull the poor so as not to miss. So gini ratio went down, “he said while receiving a large audience from Glen Joseph Kemendes Office PDTT, Jakarta (13/3).
Minister Eko says, the gini ratio is currently Indonesia national figures 0.39, gini ratio 0.32, and rural gini ratio 0.407 town. To continue to reduce the gap, then the current Government focus to build villages and areas lagging behind. One that is done is through a massive program of village Fund.
“So Mr. Jokowi was determined to build Indonesia from the suburbs by strengthening those areas and villages in the framework of the unitary State. Indonesia is not likely to be built in top down. Knowing the needs of the village, itself, “he said.
He continued, the village Fund from the year 2015 until 5 March 2018 has built more than 123 kilometers of roads, more than 791 thousand meters of bridges, boat overnight, the market village, drainage, retaining a landslide and a variety of other infratsruktur.
“In months of usually, this rainy season there is a outbreak dengue fever because there’s massive drainage construction in villages,” he said.
Just FYI, the village Fund which is rolled out to the village in the year 2015 amounting to Rp20,8 Trillion, year 2016 Year 2017 Rp46,9 trillion, Trillion, and the Rp60 Year 2018 Rp60 trillion.
In addition, he revealed the village Fund program that was supposed to reduce the gap is the program Prukades (excellent products rural area). In this product, related requested to ask Regent excellent products that will be developed by the rural area, which will then be juxtaposed with 19 ministries/related agencies and employers.
“Economic growth if not addressed (gaps), going to create (create) the gini ratio is high. It will make the gap, social disability, which disability ultimately political, “he explained.