UNS — The Rector of Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS) Surakarta, Prof. Jamal Wiwoho, opened the socialization of Presidential Decree (Perpres) Number 86 of 2021 concerning the Grand Design of National Sports (DBON) in the Sunan Hotel, Sunday (28/11/2021). The event was held under the collaboration between the Faculty of Sports (FKOR) UNS and the Faculty of Sports Science (FIK) Universitas Negeri Semarang (Unnes).
Prof. Jamal stated that the socialization of Perpres No. 86/ 2021 was held to discuss the national sports development plan dreamed by the President of the Republic of Indonesia (RI) Joko Widodo (Jokowi) so that the national athletes could compete at the international level.
“DBON is a guideline on the direction and policies in the training and development of national sports in the long terms and integration and collaboration to improve the national competitiveness at international sports,” Prof. Jamal stated.
In the presence of the Ministry of Youth and Sports (Menpora) RI Zainudin Amali, Mayor of Surakarta Gibran Rakabuming Raka, and the Chairman of National Paralympic Committee (NPC) Indonesia Senny Marbun, Prof. Jamal hoped that DBON would promote the perception between the central and local government in developing the national sports.
This aims to ensure the training and assistance for athletes from potential sports that continue giving medals for Indonesia in the Olympiad, Paralympics, and other championships.
“This grand design targets Indonesian athletes to compete with athletes from other countries in the Olympiad and Paralympic that year,” Prof. Jamal stated.
The Rector also hoped that Perpres No. 86/ 2021 become the main motor for the development of national sports as a source of the national economy, especially in integrating the sports and tourism sector.
The socialization of DBON opened by Prof. Jamal was scheduled for 28-30 November 2021.
The event was attended by 126 participants from the managers of sports at provincial and district/municipal level in Central Java, academic representatives, managers of sports teachers’ association at provincial and district/municipality in Central Java, and managers of the association at provincial and district/municipality in Central Java.
The socialization included an introduction on DBON, Kemendagri, Kemenpora, Ministry of PUPR, and Kemendikbudristek, the grand design of sports achievements, the grand design of national sports, and recreational sports.
“And we invited experts, academia, and bureaucrats who are competent in sports,” Prof. Jamal added. Humas UNS
Reporter: Y. C. A. Sanjaya
Editor: Dwi Hastuti