Ever been to Tapin? President @jokowi did. Exactly today he and PUPR Minister Basuki Hadimuljono who are also accompanied by Director of Operation II Bambang Rianto and SVP Infrastructure Division I Aris Mujiono inaugurate the Tapin Dam.
The Tapin Dam is located in Pipitak Jaya Village, Tapin Regency, South Kalimantan Province. This dam is one of the national strategic projects that have an investment value of IDR 1 trillion more than the state budget. The dam was built in 2015 and construction has been completed since the end of last year.
The impounding process or filling of water has started since October 2, 2020 and is planned to last until March 2021. In the future, besides functioning as flood control and irrigation for agricultural fields, the Tapin Dam also has the potential to become a tourist area. This potential is also expected to be utilized by the local community so that it can become a new source of livelihood. So that, later it will help grow the local economy.
#MiminKita pride has increased because with this development, in addition to developing strategic projects, the regional economy also has the potential to become a tourist spot.