The months July and August have always been the time for Universitas Gadjah Mada students to start their community service program, KKN (Kuliah Kerja Nyata). That includes the team “KKN Sayang Temayang” which consists of 30 students who will do their community service in Temayang, Bojonegoro. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the community service will be done in an online manner. To mark the start of the community service program, the KKN Sayang Temayang conducted a reception event with Temayang and Bojonegoro’s government officials.
The event was held via virtual meeting on Wednesday, July 7th, 2021 at 09.00 a.m until 11.00 a.m. (WIB). The attendees includes: Bappeda Bojonegoro Secretary, Mr. Biyanto, S.E., M.A.P.; Litbang Bojonegoro Representatives; Temayang Subdistrict Government Representatives; Temayang and Jono Village Government Representatives; Dr. drh. Irkham Widiyono as the Jawa Timur Coordinator of the KKN program; and drh. Anggi Muhtar Pratama, M.Sc. as the Field Supervisor.
Mr. Irkham’s speech opened the event by stating the importance of communication in conducting the KKN program. In his speech, he ensured that Universitas Gadjah Mada will accept all kinds of discussion with the Government Officials to maximize the output of the KKN program.
(Bappeda Bojonegoro Secretary, Mr. Biyanto, is giving his speech.)
Following the speech of Mr. Irkham, Mr. Biyanto started his speech by expressing his gratitude for the community service program. He discussed the importance of technology-based advancements to tackle the problems that arise from the pandemic. Despite the difficulties of online community service, he has high hopes that KKN Sayang Temayang will be able to empower the people of Temayang.
(KKN-PPM Temayang Field Supervisor, Mr. Anggi, is giving his feedback on the work plan.)
The next agenda of the event was discussion on the community service work plan. The discussion started with explanations of the planned programs from KKN Sayang Temayang and then followed by feedback from the Government Officials. KKN Sayang Temayang has chosen “Pengembangan dan Optimalisasi Technopark Berbasis Sapi Potong di Kecamatan Temayang, Kabupaten Bojonegoro, Provinsi Jawa Timur” as their main theme. The theme focuses on the development of human resources so that the people will be able to take advantage of technology to face the pandemic and maximize the benefit of Bojonegoro Technopark.