Defense Industry SOEs delivered meal packages to residents around the company’s operations. The social awareness program was a joint program done simultaneously by Five Defense Industry SOEs consisting of PT Len Industri (Persero), PT Dahana (Persero), PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero), PT PAL Indonesia (Persero) and PT Pindad (Persero). ).


The event entitled “Ramadhan Berbagi 1442 H” with Defense Industry SOEs was given in each in each of the company’s operational areas, namely Bandung Raya, Subang Regency and Surabaya Raya. An approximately 3,000 meal packages were distributed on the same time by each Defense Industry SOEs in the first week of May 2021.


According to the Coordinator of Social and Environment Responsibility (SER) program, the Defense Industry SOEs who is also General Manager of PT Len Industri (Persero)’s SERP, Donny Gunawan, this event was form of the Defense Industry SOEs’  concern for the community around the company.


“It is our hope that this assistance will bring the benefit to the residents around each company in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic while welcoming the Idul Fitri holiday and strengthening good relations between the company and residents around the company’s operations,” said Donny Gunawan.


Meanwhile, according to PMO Coordinator 3 of the Defense Industry Cluster in charge of SERP, Asmorohadi, this joint program was part of the collaboration towards the Defense Industry SOE Holding which is currently in the preparation phase and is targeted to be completed in the third quarter of 2021.


“Collaboration between Defense Industry SOEs has begun on all aspects, including that of the Social and Environmental Responsibility (SER) programs so that the program becomes more effective and on target in accordance with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by shareholders,” said Asmorohadi who is also the Director of Finance & Human Resources of PT Dahana (Persero).


The Defense Industry BUMN Cluster is in the process of becoming a Holding under the DEFEND ID (Defense Industry Indonesia) brand. The cluster consists of PT Len Industri (Persero), PT Pindad (Persero), PT Dahana (Persero), PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero) and PT PAL Indonesia (Persero) with PT Len Industri as coordinator. Under its vision to become an Asian leading advanced, strong, independent, and competitive national defense industry, the Defense SOE’s Holding is targeted to be completed by the end of 2021. (*)