Sugar Sugar Factory Industrial Society in the village of rewards, Gondanglegi District, Malang, East Java, has not operated in accordance with expectations, but construction costs are not small. Malang Regent Rendra Krishna prepared three options that will be taken to the rescue.
“There are three options to be offered to the continuation of the sugar mill, but until now still not sure which option will be selected district government,” said Renda Krishna in Malang, Friday.
Three options for the fate of Sugar Industrial Estate Society (Kigumas) which was built in 2003 it is whether it will be sold, or donated to community cooperation. Which option will be taken subject to approval by the board of the district government.
Further Rendra said a number of attempts have been made by the regency of Malang, including conducting due diligence and legal opinions in 2012. Currently also being conducted appraisal (valuation) to calculate how much the value of the actual building Kigumas.
He was admitted to the present PT Kigumas previously built with the hope to contribute to local revenue (PAD) and improve the welfare of sugarcane farmers, it is still not operating as expected.
In fact, the Renda, the condition lasts long enough. Moreover, after the emergence of case law in the area of industrial projects plantation society (kimbun) which spread to PT Kigumas, for being one of the evidence in the case.
“We hope this problem has a solution soon so Kigumas can operate according to expectations and objectives in its development,” said Renda.
Chairman of Malang Regency Saso previous day also questioned the handling and assets that do not generate revenue Kigumas at all, even the condition of buildings and equipment gilingnya also “stalled”.
Kigumas Sugar Factory which was inaugurated by President Megawati Sukarnoputri to-5 was built starting in 2001 with a budget of Rp30 billion from the budget revenue and expenditure (budget) Malang.
Kigumas initially built to accommodate the farmers who harvest sugar cane annually excess production, so it must be sent to a number of areas.
Kigumas development on an area of 11 thousand square meters that can be targeted return on investment (BEP) after one year of operation. Initial design is able to produce sugar Kigumas super category one with a production capacity of 250 TCD.