Bandung City Government Disburses IDR 50 Billion for Honorary Educators in Quarters 3 and 4

The Bandung City Government (Pemkot) disbursed quality improvement honorariums (HPM) for the 3rd and 4th quarters to 9,666 educators and teaching staff, Wednesday 29 November 2023. In total, the funds paid to educators and teaching staff reached IDR 50.9 billion.

Humas Kota Bandung Wednesday, 29 November 2023 19:27

Head of the Bandung City Education Service (Disdik), Hikmat Ginanjar, said that HPM had been distributed to educators and non-PNS education staff at the PAUD, Kindergarten, Elementary and Middle School levels within the Bandung City Education Department.

"The honorarium is a subsidy provided by the Bandung City Government through the Education Office for services and dedication to education," said Hikmat.

The number of honorarium recipients for the 3rd and 4th quarters from preschool and kindergarten was 3,151 people. Then, at the elementary school level there were 3,893 people. Then, at the junior high school level there were 2,622 people.

Details of HPM for each level include, pre-school and kindergarten, totaling IDR 8.9 billion. At the elementary school level it was IDR 28.3 billion, while at the junior high school level it was IDR 13.6 billion.

"The application of this honorarium amount is in accordance with the UMK in stages based on the Bandung City Government's budget capacity," he said.

He hopes that the provision of HPM will need to be balanced with improving the quality of performance and developing the competence of educational unit actors.

"Disdik is very grateful to all parties who have contributed to the development of education in the city of Bandung. "Hopefully the development of abilities and the formation of character attitudes with noble character can be implemented so that we can innovate for the success of the best level of education," he hoped.

Disdik also conveyed this good news via its official account on Instagram @bdg.disdik. Good responses filled the comments column on the post.

One of them is Iis Rohaeti. He admitted that he was happy because he could finally pay his tuition fees.

"Thank God. Thank you, sir. Never mind paying for college," said Iis. (din)**

Head of Diskominfo Bandung City

Yayan A. Brilyana