Ministry of Industry: Supervise Subsidized Palm Cooking Oil

Ministry of Industry: Supervise Subsidized Palm Cooking Oil

InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – General Inspectorate of Ministry of Industry is proactive to supervise bulk palm cooking oil supply and distribution to the people, micro, and small businessmen. This is the implementation of Decision of Minister of Industry Number 1474 / 2022 about Bulk Palm Cooking Oil Procurement for the people, micro and small businessmen that Palm Oil Plantation Fund Management Agency (PFMA) funds.

“The supervision on this program would be online, since the production, distribution, and the trade in retailer levels. We would use digital system ‘Sistem Informasi Minyak Goreng Curah’ (SIMIRAH application) that knows where bulk palm cooking oil was produced until the retailers have it,” General Inspector of Ministry of Industry, Masrokhan said in Jakarta as in the official statement to InfoSAWIT, Thursday (31/3/2022) .

In the execution, the supervision involves the representatives of Coordinator Ministry in Economy, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Trade, Ministry of Finance, Indonesian Police Food Taskforce, regional governments, and PFMA.

He also mentioned, the goal of the supervision is about to make sure that every stakeholder is listed and provides bulk palm cooking oil as the regulations, such as, no re-packing, no fake documents, no substitution to industries both in the domestic and abroad. The distributors are obliged to distribute based on the regulations.

It is also about to convince that bulk palm cooking oil was produced and distributed right on target and numbers to the people, micro, and small businessmen, equally available in many regions and should be effective and efficient.

It is also to confirm that the fund from PFMA to businessmen would be right on target, numbers, and accountable according to the regulations, would deliver trust that bulk palm cooking oil is in the highest retail price, identify every issue, get the best solution, and also confirm that the internal control ran well.

“The main field supervision is the obedience of every stakeholder, industry, producer to register subsidized bulk palm cooking oil program. There has been allocation for everything in every region within the highest retail price,” Masrokhan said. (T2)