LLDIKTI Region III Gives Award to Colleges for Contributions and Innovations During the Pandemic

Jakarta  LLDIKTI Region III gave appreciation to 54 colleges that had innovated and contributed to voluntary activities during the pandemic on Monday, June 29, 2020. The awarding ceremony was held online and attended by Acting of Directorate General of Higher Education (Dirjen Dikti), Prof. Ir. Nizam, M.Sc., DIC, Ph.D. and the Head of Colleges.

The awards are divided into four, namely:

  1. The category of Colleges that Creates Innovations and Health Products During the Covid-19 Pandemic.
  2. The category of Colleges Contributing to Voluntary Activities During the Covid-19 Pandemic.
  3. The category of Colleges Which Get into QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS.
  4. Award for hospitals that have collaborated with LLDIKTI Region III in the rapid and swab test activities.

In his remarks, Prof. Nizam said that there are many colleges that had created innovative products, such as face shield, thermo-camera, hand sanitizer, disinfectant liquid, and so on. He hopes that colleges can be a fountain for the community “By providing positive energy, lecturers’ publications are also increased during the Covid-19 pandemic which indicates a quality improvement of the colleges.”

Prof. Nizam also congratulated colleges that have received awards from LLDIKTI Region III, “Congratulations on LLDIKTI Region III and their colleagues who continue to enlighten and advance the life of the nation.”

Prof. Agus Setyo Budi, M.Sc, as the Head of LLDIKTI Region III would like to thank and appreciate colleges who have worked hard in innovating as a form of a contribution to the nation, “Alhamdulillah, the Head of Colleges are more productive during the Covid-19 pandemic, which is proven by the innovations and publications. Congratulations to the universities for its efforts in preventing coronavirus disease, hopefully, it can continue to create useful innovations.”

Universitas Pertamina is one of the colleges that won the category of Colleges that Creates Innovations and Health Products During the Covid-19 Pandemic. Other colleges that awarded in the same category were Akademi Kimia Analis Caraka Nusantara, Akademi Refraksi Optisi Leprindo Jakarta, Akademi Teknik Telekomunikasi Sandhy Putra Jakarta, Institut Bio Scientia Internasional Indonesia, Institut Sains dan Teknologi Al-Kamal, Institut Teknologi Calvin, Institut Teknologi dan Kesehatan Jakarta, Institut Teknologi Indonesia, Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Jakarta, Universitas Al-Azhar Indonesia, Universitas Bina Nusantara, Universitas Esa Unggul, Universitas Gunadarma, Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya, Universitas Kristen Indonesia, Universitas Nahdlatul Ulama Indonesia, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Universitas Pembangunan Nasional Veteran Jakarta, Universitas Sahid, Universitas Tarumanegara, and Universitas Trisakti.

Universitas Pertamina innovations during the pandemic are:

  1. Producing and distributing hand sanitizer to the public who live around Grogol Selatan,
  2. Making and donating 3 units of the portable sink to Sudinkes Jakarta Selatan to be donated to public health centers and hospitals,
  3. Donating cloth masks to local residents, especially marketers in several markets,
  4. Producing a face shield to be donated to medical personnel,
  5. Donating hazmat suit to medical personnel, and
  6. Doing the Covid-19 themed webinar to educate the public.

Apart from innovations and contributions in voluntary activities, 2 colleges received world-class awards from QS World for achievements achieved during the pandemic. At the same time, LLDIKTI Region III also officially launched an electronic book (e-book) containing a collection of solutions and innovations of colleges in LLDIKTI Region III during the Covid-19 pandemic, with the title “Synergy of Colleges in the Middle of Pandemic”.

As for closing, Prof. Agus Setyo Budi said that the wisdom and learning can be taken during the Covid-19 pandemic, where awareness in implementing clean and healthy lifestyles is a priority, information technology is maximally utilized which makes activities easier and more flexible, and colleges create many innovative products, collaboration, and solidarity is built higher during the voluntary activities.

 

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