Following up on the MOU between the General Sudirman University and the Banyumas Regency Government, the Faculty of Economics and Business UNSOED in collaboration with the Regional Office of the Directorate General of Treasury Prov. Central Java held a hearing with the Banyumas Regency Government, related to the plan for measuring and analyzing outcomes as well as the preparation of a priority scale for the use of village funds in the Banyumas Regency area, located at the District Government Office. Banyumas, Joko Kaiman’s Meeting Room, Thursday (6/1). Also present were the Dean of the Faculty of Economics & Business along with the Deputy Deans, Head of the Regional Office of the Directorate General of Treasury of Central Java Province and the Team, Head of KPPN Purwokerto and all invited guests.
Prof. Wiwiek Rabiatul Adawiyah M.Sc., Ph.D Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business in this Hearing said that related to outcame measurement and analysis activities and the preparation of priority scales for the use of village funds, FEB UNSOED will involve students in the form of Research to evaluate the outcomes of the funds. village. This activity is the first activity in Indonesia, so if it is successful it will become a pilot model in Indonesia. This concept and idea came from the Head of the Regional Office of the Directorate General of Treasury, Mr. Midden Sihombing and asked the Regent of Kab. Banyumas to be able to support the implementation of this activity.
Midden Sihombing as the Head of the Regional Office of the Directorate General of Treasury of Central Java Province said that in the distribution of village funds, which had started in 2017, had not yet measured the outcome of village funds. an example for other villages in managing the Village Fund in order to significantly improve the welfare of the population.
Regent of Banyumas Regency, Ir. H. Achmad Husein strongly supports this activity, “that the right management of village funds can improve welfare, eradicate poverty and unemployment problems. This activity is expected to be able to improve the system of using the village fund budget, hoping not only 10 villages but all villages in Banyumas Regency to be analyzed, a total change is needed from their habits which include strategies from developing existing potential, changing mindsets / patterns of thinking, good Natural Resource Management. there are and others that are long-term in nature”. There are village priorities that must be analyzed first, especially villages with high poverty, there must also be comparisons with more developed villages, with research a model will emerge as a pilot village, continued Achmad Husein.