Ultimate magazine theme for WordPress.

PYCH Building Inaugurated, Papuan Youth Appreciate BIN and Government


Jayapura – The Papua Youth Creative Hub (PYCH) building was finally inaugurated by President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on Tuesday, 21 March 2023, in the Abepura District, Jayapura City, Papua Province. During the inauguration, the President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo was also accompanied by the Head of the State Intelligence Agency (KaBIN) General Police (Purn.) Prof. Dr. Budi Gunawan, SH, M.Sc., Ph.D., the Ministry of PUPR and Kemenpora.

President Jokowi revealed that the existence of PYCH is a space for empowering the quality of human resources and is part of preparing for future demographic bonuses.

“Our country, Indonesia will experience a demographic bonus in 2035. Most of them are of productive age, in Papua alone there are around 2.6 million of productive age. In fact, as much as 60% of the productive age population dominates Papua and West Papua in 2022, so they need a platform and work opportunities,” he explained.

Head of the State Intelligence Agency (KaBIN) General Police (Purn.) Prof. Dr. Budi Gunawan, SH, M.Sc., Ph.D., on the same occasion said that PYCH was a historical milestone for Papuan youth.

“Starting from 23 Papuan youths who met President Jokowi, and now there are more than 12 thousand members, who are engaged in various fields including agriculture, animal husbandry, creative industries, and many other fields,” said the Head of BIN.

His party added that PYCH would create jobs for business and economic development, arts and culture, and technology, and to protect the work of young Papuans, various works such as sago machines, milling machines, press machines, laptops and smart phones have registered their copyrights.

“PYCH’s vision and mission is the driving force for partnerships with various stake holders. We are optimistic that the results of PYCH will be global with the development of Papuan Youth Human Resources,” he said.

Papuan youth representatives stated that the construction of this building was one of the many facilities provided to young Papuans and the Papuan people by President Jokowi and Head of BIN Budi Gunawan.

Representative of Papuan youth who take shelter in PYCH, Vitha Faidiban, thanked President Joko Widodo and Head of the State Intelligence Agency (BIN) General Pol (Purn) Budi Gunawan for their support in building the PYCH.

“I would like to thank Mr. President Jokowi and the Head of BIN, Mr. Budi Gunawan, for their kindness and love for the Land of Papua, so that we are given the opportunity to occupy this building later, to be able to innovate, provide the best work for the Land of Papua and for Indonesia,” said Vitha.

The PYCH building consists of two floors and two dormitory buildings. The area of ​​the main building is around 3,520 square meters and the supporting buildings are 1,812 square meters. The PYCH building also features dorm rooms as well as grounds and landscaping. The building also provides rooms for MSME products, training rooms, meeting rooms, multipurpose rooms, rooms that can be used for co-working spaces, technology learning rooms to libraries.

PYCH is a symbol of the collaborative movement of young Papuan youths fostered by BIN with the vision of Uniting, Synergizing and Working for the Prosperity of Papua. [*]

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.