Community Service Program to Accelerate Independent Village in 4.0 Industrial Era

Through Doktor Mengabdi (Ph.D. lecturers conducted community service). Thematic Student Study Service, and Village Development, Institute for Research and Community Services University of Brawijaya (LPPM UB), was determined to perform community services in accelerating independence village in 4.0 industrial era. University of Brawijaya would collaborate with Ministry of Village, Development of Disadvantaged Regions and Transmigration in building villages to be the independent and excellent villages.

“Talking about building villages, we as UB lecturers should make history by transferring our knowledge to conduct community services through Ph.D. Lectures Service and Institution Service” instructed by University of Brawijaya Rector, Prof. Nuhfil Hanani, on the event located in Banquet Room, Rectorate Building 6th floor on Thursday, April 4th, 2019.

Prof. Haryono Suyono, as the Expert Team for Ministry of Village, Development of Disadvantaged Regions and the Transmigration Republic of Indonesia, greeted the program as the effort to improve village quality. In the meeting, he presented a material titled “The Role of Higher Education in Building Village and Empowering Village Community”. Hopefully through community services performed by higher education students and lecturers, industrialized and independent village would be implemented as soon as possible.

Furthermore, Head of University of Brawijaya “Doktor Mengabdi” team, Dr. Sugiarto, stated that by having the potency to develop the village, we invite University of Brawijaya lecturers to take the chance to submit proposals for this program. The current submitters were still 147 people. We hope the lecturers’ enthusiasm would increase as the registration closed on April 14th. Participant of Student Study Service would be engaged in this program to support village development which of course would provide a positive climate to independent village acceleration in 4.0 industrial era.