ICECRD Receives Award For Responsive Information Services In The Ministry Of Agriculture

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The Indonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development (ICECRD), Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD) won the Public Information Openness (KIP) award in the scope of the Ministry of Agriculture in 2020 for the Echelon II Work Unit (UK) category with the Most Responsive Information Service.

The award was given directly by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Mr. Dr. Ir. Momon Rusmono, MS to the Head of IAARD , Mr. Dr. Ir. Fadjry Djufry, M.Si in the Public Information Openness Award held by the Ministry of Public Relations and Public Information Bureau, in Jakarta (15/09).

Several awards in other categories were also received by Fadjry for the success of the Echelon II and III Work Units within the IAARD , until in the end IAARD won 1st place for the most informative echelon I Work Unit category at the Ministry of Agriculture in 2020.

“Alhamdulillah, the big family of IAARD is very happy, especially because they have been selected as the first winner of public information disclosure within the echelon I of the Ministry of Agriculture. I hope this can spur all UK / UPT Balitbangtan to improve public information services in the future, “said Fadjry.

“This is not only about winning awards, but about how all the technological innovations we have produced can also be implemented and felt by farmers. Once again, congratulations and thanks to all Balitbangtan Work Units who have won the award “, he added.

Head of ICECRD, Ir. Syafaruddin, Ph.D greatly appreciates the hard work that has been done by all parties for the award received by the ICECRD. He hopes that this achievement can be maintained and even improved, especially for the Team of Information and Documentation Management Officers (PPID) of the ICECRD.

“I am very grateful and proud of the achievements obtained by ICECRD. Of course, Hopefully this we can maintain and even improve.  ICECRD will also continue to be committed to providing services that are not only responsive but also precise and easy for all people who need information in the field of plantation technology innovation, “said Syafaruddin.

ICECRD also appreciated one of its research centers, namely the Indonesian Industrial & Bevarages Crops Research Institute for winning fifth place as the most informative UK echelon III in the Ministry of Agriculture.

For information, the awarding of this award is the culmination of a series of public information rating activities carried out by the Public Relations Bureau of the Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the Central Information Commission in order to improve the quality of public information services in all work units within the Ministry of Agriculture, based on Law no. 14 of 2008 concerning Freedom of Information.

Congratulations and Success for all PPID of the Ministry of Agriculture. (Anjas and Tim)


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