Suara.com – The plenary meeting of the jury has identified the districts with superior value in the Covid-19 handling innovation initiative in the Wira Sandya Laksana Category in order to determine the recipients of the Tangguh Adhiwirasana Award.
The Tangguh Adhiwirasana Award is an appreciation event for those who excel in disaster management initiated by the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB).
This year’s Tangguh Adhiwirasana Award with the theme “Indonesian Collaboration Resilient Disaster” is a festival to encourage regions in the Covid-19 pandemic handling cycle and become a model event for other regions.
“We are proud that the last two days of the judging, namely the interview session, have gone smoothly. All participants were enthusiastic as evidenced by the presence of 83 percent of regional heads who directly conveyed their innovation initiatives in the interview judging session,” said the Chairman of the Jury for the Tangguh Adhiwirasana Award, Wahyu Tri Setyobudi in his statement, Sunday (31/10/2021).
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The regions that became the recipients carried out proud innovation initiatives. For example, in handling the pandemic, they have succeeded in carrying out, among others: a strategy for handling the pandemic in the long term and involving multi-sectoral roles; Handling Covid-19 properly involving the smallest citizen units for coordination at the district level together across sectors; Adopting local wisdom in handling Covid-19; Precisely the strategy of accelerating vaccine uptake to meet the specified targets and success in overcoming the main challenges of handling regional pandemics such as the activities of migrant workers in the region.
In economic recovery, it has succeeded in carrying out, among others: Integrated economic innovation from the smallest citizen unit, such as creating an MSME incubator; Initiating an online job fair that connects human resources with industrial needs and develops local medical device products that are useful for a quick response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
In improving social welfare, it has succeeded in carrying out, among others: Forming a community or socially resilient area and developing a social assistance platform to its citizens systematically.
“The names of the award recipients determined by the jury in today’s plenary meeting will we (the committee) report to the Minister of Social Affairs and the Minister of Home Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia as the honorary jury in the Tangguh Adhiwirasana Award.” Said the Chairman of Committee I Nyoman Gde Agus Asrama.
The recipient of the Tangguh Adhiwirasana Award has gone through three previous judging stages, namely the screening, self-assessment, and interview stages.
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Prior to the determination, the 30 nomination areas had gone through the final judging session, namely the interview session which took place on 28 – 29 October 2021.
There will be 16 Award recipients. Where, 6 recipients are from regencies/cities from 6 judging clusters, 4 provinces, and 3 regencies/cities, as well as 3 provinces that excel in their respective categories of handling health, economic recovery and improving social welfare.
Finally, the judging process has taken into account the aspects of integrity, credibility, legality, and objectivity that can be accounted for.