The Financial Services Authority (OJK) of West Sumatra continuing to improve the financial literacy education. Universitas Negeri Padang hopes the presence of financial service authority (OJK) will give education about financial to students of the Faculty of Economics UNP. The activity took place on the fourth floor of Rectorate building UNP, Prof. Hamka Street, Air Tawar Campus, Padang on Friday (March 22, 2019).
“Hopefully, the students of the faculty of economics UNP are able to monitor, providing mediation and warning to those who collect public fund,” said the Head of the Representative Office OJK of West Sumatra, Darwisman.
In addition, Vice Rector II UNP, Syahril Ph.D as a representative of the Rector of UNP, Prof. Ganefri Ph.D also give an opening event of OJK and FE UNP. The head of OJK West Sumatra also explained that the key of education is how to prove the understanding the society about the financial service sector and products of OJK. Meanwhile, Vice Rector II, Syahril, Ph.D Hopes that OJK are able to expand the dissemination of information about financial literacy education that has been programmed by the Representative Office of OJK West Sumatra to the academician in Universitas Negeri Padang.
“Literacy and Financial management are important for every Indonesian family because the family is one of the pillars of the economy. Furthermore, the understanding of finance is evenly distributed across all levels of society and financial inclusion”, said Vice-Rector II, Syahril, Ph.D. (Public Relations of UNP)