blessing of the Ministry of Youth and Sports National training center (Pelatnas) for Indonesian swimming athletes is certain to roll over soon, after the Ministry of Youth and Sports (Kemenpora) has given the blessing to the Indonesian Swimming Association (PRSI) to start preparations towards the Tokyo Olympics, through disbursement of funds amounting to Rp. 1.2 billion.
As reported by Tempo.co, the approval of the implementation of the Pelatnas program for Indonesian swimming athletes with the projection of the Olympics was carried out through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) by the Commitment Making Officer (PPK) for the Improvement of National Sports Achievement (PPON) Yayan Rubeni with PRSI Secretary General Ali Patiwiri at the Kemenpora Office, Monday (12/10). The event was also witnessed virtually by Kemenpora Zainuddin Amali and PB PRSI Chairman Anidnya Bakrie.
“Based on the results of the review and administrative selection and RAB by the team formed by PPK on September 24, 2020 with the results of the proposed budget of Rp. 1,596,000,000 and it was approved that assistance of Rp. 1,201,800,000,” said Deputy of Sports Achievement Improvement Kemenpora Chandra Bakti.
Funding of Rp 1.2 billion will be allocated to Pelatnas six Indonesian swimming athletes, two coaches, and four supporting staff, to be able to train and compete for tickets for the Tokyo Olympics. Also as a form of support for the long-term development of Indonesian swimming athletes, including the preparation for the Vietnam 2021 SEA Games.
In detail, the things that will be funded are, honorarium, accommodation, round-trip tickets, PCR tests, supplements, and BPJS Employment insurance which is specifically for Indonesian swimming athletes who are members of the National Team, as well as managers, coaches and supporters of the National Swimming Platform. Indonesian Team.
On this occasion, the Ministry of Youth and Sports also gave an appeal to all parent sports organizations to be able to use the budget according to the agreement and wisely. If you experience difficulties in budget management, it is hoped that each sport can directly consult with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, to be provided with assistance.