Jakarta, 18th June 2020 – Today PT Danareksa (Persero) has announced their support by providing humanitarian funds to The Covid-19 Handling Acceleration Task Force – The Disaster Management Agency. PT Danareksa (Persero) and its subsidiary under the Danareksa Group provided total funds of Rp 1.368.362.500,00 from The Board of Directors and Commissioners of Danareksa Group to help accelerate the handling of the Covid-19 Pandemic in Indonesia.

The Covid-19 Global Pandemic had impacted the world both socially and economically, including Indonesia. Therefore, as a form of responsibility and care from the company towards the current situation, PT Danareksa (Persero) which is a State Owned Enterprise (BUMN), together with its subsidiaries, is trying to minimize and accelerate the handling of Covid – 19 pandemic through this donation.

Arief Budiman, President Director of PT Danareksa (Persero) says, “We understand that the current situation is a trying time for everyone with the existence of the global pandemic, Covid-19. Therefore, we hope that this fund will be kindly received and can help meet the needs in handling Covid-19 in Indonesia, so it can also help contribute to flattening the pandemic curve.”

“Donation that has been collected is a form of our care and commitment as Danareksa Group to keep on contributing in lightening the burden of the medical personnel as well as other parties that contribute in handling the pandemic, which of course need the biggest support from everyone,” adds Arief.

The handover event was held at The Disaster Management Agency’ Financial Bureau, attended by Chairul Iman as the Head of Corporate Secretary Division. Afterwards, the submission of donations was done symbolically and was received by Tavib Joko Prahoro, The Head of The Disaster Management Agency’ Financial Bureau. The donation was given in the form of cash and later will be allocated to The Covid-19 Acceleration Handling Task Force – The Disaster Management Agency in dealing with the Covid- 19 pandemic that is currently happening in Indonesia to those in need.

PT Danareksa (Persero) previously distributed humanitarian aid to help tackle COVID-19 which was delivered to internal company parties as well as the wider community in the form of medicines and personal protective equipment.

Meanwhile, in the implementation effort of The New Normal, the Danareksa Group has prepared protocol steps as a guideline for the employee in carrying out their activity that involves all stakeholder and to maintain business operational continuity in the midst of Covid-19 pandemic.

As for the steps that have been taken it is aligned with the directions from the Ministry of State Owned Enterprise in an effort to adapt to the New Normal Scenario within the State Owned Enterprises environment in Indonesia. The implementation of protocol and scenario will certainly comply with the Central and Regional Government regulations.

Source: website Danareksa (https://www.danareksa.co.id/publikasi/berita/grup-danareksa-berikan-bantuan-dana-kemanusiaan-dalam-upaya-percepatan-penanggulangan-pandemi-covid-19/)