Jakarta - State University of Malang (UM) won the Public Information Openness Award (KIP) with the qualification of “Towards Informative” Public Bodies from the Central Information Commission (KI Pusat), Thursday morning (21/11), at Building II of the Palace of the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia.
The award was based on the results of the KIP Monitoring and Evaluation (Monev) activity from September to November 2019. This predicate was the second time that UM has won, after 2018 it also received the title towards informative.
Based on the Monev activity report submitted by the Chairperson of the Central KI, Gede Narayana, there are 355 Public Bodies throughout Indonesia participating in the 2019 KIP Monev activities, but still more than half of them are still in the category of "Less Informative" Public Bodies, while the rest get the "Quite Informative" category. , "Towards Informative", and "Informative".
Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, Prof. Dr. KH. Ma'ruf Amin, Inviting to increase compliance with the mandate of the KIP Law.
"The Indonesian people are currently active in seeking information. Therefore, as a public agency we must provide good information and it is conveyed in two directions, ”he explained.
Furthermore, the Vice President said that
The government pays attention to the central information commission, and encourages KIP commissioners to continue to innovate in guarding information transparency.
Meanwhile UM Deputy Rector II, Prof. Dr. Heri Suwignyo, M.Pd, who was present representing the UM Rector, agreed with the results achieved by PPID UM.
"We are grateful for the results achieved by UM. Of the contestants who participated in Monev KIP, UM was in the category towards being informative with 4 other universities. This result is the hard work of all parties, especially the UM PPID Team. Of course there are still evaluations that need to be improved, and we will prepare this for the coming year, "he explained.
In addition, WR II UM also targets that by 2020 UM can become an informative public body. "The results also serve as benchmarks, if last year and this year we were still in the category towards being informative, of course next year we should become an informative public body. We will learn from now on each indicator, and we will complete the shortcomings, ”he continued.
Reporter: Suhardi - UM Public Relations