PROKAL.CO, PALANGKA RAYA – The Faculty of Agriculture of Palangka Raya University (Faperta UPR) signed a memorandum of understanding on education with PT Korintiga Hutani. The cooperation agreement was concluded in the Faperta UPR Representative Room, Tuesday morning (3/10).
The MoU was was singed directly by the Dean of Faperta UPR, Ir Cakra Birawa MP and the Director of PT Korintiga Hutani, Park Jong Myung who was accompanied by the General Manager of PT Korintiga Hutani, Rais Sugito.
In his speech, Cakra Birawa expressed his delightness that the cooperation with PT Korintiga Hutani could be realized. According to him, this is a follow-up from the previous meeting, where a number of UPR students have carried out Practical Work (PKL) in the company.
He said that this cooperation agreement was actually done with the university’s Department of Forestry, however Faperta would be the one facilitating, due to its students who will be doing practical work in PT Korintiga Hutani.
In addition to the students’ practical work with existing Human Resources (HR), UPR is ready to give support so the cooperation would run well and continuously, including in terms of research, CSR distribution, and many others.
Meanwhile, the Director of PT Korintiga Hutani, Park Jong Myung, speaking through the General Manager of PT Korintiga Hutani, Rais Sugito said one of the purposes of this cooperation is to accommodate students to conduct practical work in the field.
“In addition, this cooperation is also created to support the improvement of human resources in the surrounding villages as well as the students themselves,” he said.
He said that besides UPR, they also have built cooperations with several other universities such as Gajah Mada University (UGM) and Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), including faculties located in or near the company’s area.
“In addition to the university, we also accept internship for children from the surrounding Vocational High School (SMK). There is a team within the company that will attend the interns and practical work students so what they do can run well, “he said.
He explained that PT Korintiga Hutani is an HTI company established in 1998 with areas located in two districts, which are West Kotawaringin and Lamandau.
Meanwhile, following the signing ceremony, the Dean of Faperta UPR, Ir Cakra Birawa MP and the Director of PT Korintiga Hutani, Park Jong Myung, accompanied by the General Manager of PT Korintiga Hutani, Rais Sugito and the group met with the Rector of UPR, Prof. Dr. Ferdinand MS in his office.
Source : ProKalteng