The Spirit of Nationalism, Abipraya Supports Food Security through His Rows of Dams

17 August 2020

Jakarta, 17 August 2020 - Celebrating the 75th anniversary (HUT) of Indonesia's independence, PT Brantas Abipraya (Persero) ignites the spirit of nationalism by dedicating itself to Indonesia. This has proven by always producing the best performance, through the construction of dams in several points in Indonesia. A total of 12 dam projects are being carried out by this construction BUMN and it is targeted that five of them will be completed this year.

"This year we are targeting five dams to be completed. From Sumatra, to be precise in Aceh, this year the Keureuto Dam will be completed, then the Tukul Dam continued, in Pacitan Regency, East Java, the Kuningan Dam in Indramayu, West Java, then the Tapin Dam in South Kalimantan and Bintang Bano Dam in South Kalimantan, ”said Miftakhul Anas, Corporate Secretary of Brantas Abipraya.

Strengthening its commitment in supporting food security for the country, not only five dams are targeted to be completed this year, but seven other dams scattered in other parts of Indonesia that are being worked on by Abipraya are the Ciawi Dam in West Java, Semantok Dam in Nganjuk - East Java, the Sidan Dam in Bali, Bringin Sila Dam which is located in Sumbawa, NTB. Then in Gorontalo, North Sulawesi Abipraya built the Bulango Dam, and in Purworejo, Central Java for the construction of Bener 1 and Bener 4 Dam.

This series of dams built by Abipraya is expected to provide support for meeting the needs of national water and food security targets, especially the supply of raw water of 54.81 m3 / second in 2024 according to the target targeted by the Ministry of PUPR (Public Works and Public Housing).

Focus on contributing to encouraging food security in Indonesia, not only the Abipraya dam is also completing several irrigation works, one of which is the D.I Baliase Irrigation in South Sulawesi. "Our (Brantas Abipraya) enthusiasm in dedicating ourselves to this country is a clear proof that BUMN values ​​have been implemented, namely AKHLAK," said Anas.

Not without reason, AKHLAK itself is there any value owned by BUMN which consists of Trustworthy, Competent, Harmonious, Loyal, Adaptive and Collaborative. As an application of Loyal value, through the spirit of developing the country, Abipraya showed his nationalism to Indonesia.