fitb.itb.ac.id; Jakarta, Monday (12/05/2016) at around 11:15 pm or delayed one hour more than the scheduled agenda at 10.00 am. Minister of National Development Planning (PPN) / Head of Bappenas, Prof. Dr. Bambang P.S. Brodjonegoro, inaugurating Chief Geospatial Information Agency (BIG), Prof. Dr. Ir. Hasanuddin Z. Abidin, M.Sc. Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology of Earth – FITB ITB 2015 until the time period before the inauguration. Sir. Hasan (read: call) replace Mr. Priyadi Kardono already outgoing.
Quoted from page http://m.liputan6.com, inauguration took place at the headquarters of Bappenas, in his speech the Minister of Planning / Head of Bappenas, RI said, sir. Hasan was selected by President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) after going through a long selection process. Selection is done to get Geospatial leaders in order to realize the policy of the map (one folder policy).
“Head BIG selected after going through the selection process is quite long, then get to the Final Assessment Team (TPA) by the President. Hopefully, the new head of the BIG could expand the mandate and trust well, and continue to introduce BIG, the public, and the products produced BIG, “said Bambang.
Bambang added, with a directive from the president on the policy of the map, BIG has an important role. While ministries / agencies carrying out the task of mapping based on the needs of each.
“They need accurate data through maps, synchronized, harmonized, detail, so that they can more easily perform budgeting well,” said Bambang.
For example, according to him, the Ministry of Agriculture requires the data in the form of a map in order to achieve the target of printing new fields to increase food production in the country. For example, increase the area of land, the official printing fields, which need a map, so that the budget is disbursed on target.
“Mapping the good would be very useful for the regional development agenda. So a lot of that can be generated from the mapping, so that there would not be a policy error that comes solely from the form of data map, “said Bambang.
He asked the employees of BIG can support leadership for the sake of synergy Hasan accurate map data and quality. “I do not want to hear whatever reason, does not want to work with as the leader comes from outsiders. It is through a long process, not just choose or finger-pointing. Our full support, “he said.
From internal ITB invited Inaugural ITB Rector, Mr. Prof.Dr.Ir. Kadarsah Suryadi, DEA.
Congratulations and pride flowing from the entire Civitas Academic especially in the Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Technology of Earth is approximately 2 years he lead.
“Congratulations to run the new mandate. Hopefully Mr. Hasan can better carry out the task in a new place. Also, may Allah SWT always give strength and health to the Father in the run. Aamiin YRA. – Thank you for guidance and protection for our lead, especially large families FITB-ITB ”
NB: When the news was released, Plt. Dean of FITB is Mr. Ir. Sapiie Benjamin, Ph.D., Vice Dean for Academic Affairs.