The Ministry Of PUPR Encourages The Use Of TKDN In Infrastructure Development At IKN
Minister of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Basuki Hadimuljono/PHOTO: Theresia Agatha-VOI

JAKARTA - The Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) encourages the use of construction that has a level of domestic component (TKDN) in infrastructure development at IKN Nusantara.

"Yesterday, IKN infrastructure alone had 10 private companies groundbreaking. Various construction services needed there or construction to be carried out. So, I want to continue to encourage our enthusiasm to use TKDN or use domestic products," said PUPR Minister Basuki Hadimuljono at the 2023 Indonesian Construction Award Night event at JIExpo Kemayoran, Jakarta, quoted on Saturday, November 4.

Minister Basuki hopes that later developments such as hospitals, schools, hotels, malls, training centers for PSSI, offices, toll roads, drinking water, and waste water, including solar power PLTS, can use constructions that have TKDN components.

"So, everything is made from domestic products. For that, I (invit) my colleagues as well as construction service providers and also from PU for the design of all domestic products," he said.

He said, one of the basic infrastructure developments that prioritizes using 100 percent of domestic products is the president's office at IKN.

"God willing, the presidential palace or the presidential office of 100 percent of its interior will use domestic products," he said.

For your information, the Directorate General of Construction Development of the Ministry of PUPR has held the 2023 Indonesia Construction event on November 1-3.

The main agenda of the 2023 Construction of Indonesia includes national calls for paper & conferences, exhibitions and construction awards, construction competitions, book reviews of the 2023 Indonesian Construction, andesteryE Forum. The general public can also enjoy coaching clinics and clinic PUPR which will provide a lot of important information and useful services for business entities and individuals.

In addition, the public and professionals in the construction sector can also enjoy various conferences and workshops with various themes.

The presence of experts, international speakers, and innovators in the construction sector ensures that the 2023 Indonesian Construction will be a valuable learning and collaboration event.

In the opening of the event, PUPR Minister Basuki Hadimuljono delivered his remarks via video. He said building infrastructure is not only assembling concrete and steel, but must be able to provide added value to economic activities while increasing competitiveness and economic growth.

"I, Basuki Hadimuljono, PUPR minister Basuki Hadimuljono, invite all industry stakeholders and construction services to continue collaborating to create construction and technology innovations that can compete with technological results or products from outside countries," he explained on Wednesday, November 2.

According to Basuki, Indonesia's construction in 2023 is a great opportunity for all parties to show the embodiment of people's big dreams of industry and construction services in Indonesia.

"Come on, everyone participates in the success of the 2023 Indonesian Construction," he added.

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