Kampung Padang Raharja, Malind district, Merauke district in 2017 get a village fund of Rp 1.5 billion. The first liquefaction has been made of Rp 1.3 billion.
Head of Padang Raharja village, Sutarjo, told Jubi on Friday (9/29/2017), said that from the total funds, besides being used for infrastructure development such as culvert construction and community economic empowerment, also allocated Rp 200 million for the construction of 10 units the village market.
Village market development program, continued Sutarjo, is the result of an agreement with local communities amounting to 650 families.
“The development process of 10 units of village market is underway and only reached 40 percent. I make sure before December the market is completed, “he said.
The existence of the village market, he said, will be utilized by local people to sell the potential results of the village.
“It will be handed over to the village committee to take care of it. Whether rented or not will be discussed again. In essence, the existence of the market that people can sell their natural products, “he said.
Papua Police Chief, Inspector General (Pol) Boy Rafly Amar, asserted that the village fund management is not running well, causing protests from the public.
Therefore, as a follow-up, he provides guidance to bhabinkamtibmas and babinsa to participate in supervising the utilization of village funds in the villages.