Disability Vocational Center as Real Action to Realize Inclusivity for Persons with Disabilities
TANGERANG (February 17, 2023) - The Ministry of Social Affairs provides support. It gives a great appreciation for the establishment of the Vocational Training Center for Disabilities initiated by Angkie Yudistia, Special Staff of the President for Social Affairs. The Special Vocational Training Center for Persons with Disabilities was inaugurated on Friday 17 February 2023 located at the Alfa Omega Nature School, Kosambi District, Tangerang Regency Banten, the ribbon cutting as a sign of the inauguration of the Training Center by Angkie Yudistia and Diaz Hendropriyono, Special Staff of the President of the Republic of Indonesia.
During the inauguration, several children, including persons with disabilities, enthusiastically said welcome and good morning greetings. A friendly voice and a caring greeting are known later to be part of what is taught in the hospitality class for persons with disabilities at the Vocational Center for Disabilities.
As an introduction, remarks were given by Asda 3 Banten Province Deni Hermawan representing the Acting Governor of Banten who stated that persons with disabilities must have equal opportunities to advance and achieve, as well as how efforts to increase the independence and enthusiasm of persons with disabilities are embodied in the form of regional regulations which are implementation of the Law on Persons with Disabilities as well as with real action.
Angkie Yudistia in her remarks stated that according to President Joko Widodo's directives on December 3, 2022, persons with disabilities must be given the widest possible opportunity, proper education, so they can excel. "How to create a disability-friendly Indonesia following the mandate of Law Number 8 of 2016 on Persons with Disabilities is proof that the state is present, so the synergy is needed between the central and regional governments, collaboration with the private sector, the businesses, academia, and others," said Angkie.