Jakarta, May 29, 2021 – PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (BCA) continues to encourage the birth of the nation's next generation who possesses vision of nationality and visionary and strong leadership in the midst of increasing demands and challenges both nationally and globally. By doing continuous preparations, the younger generation as the nation's successor is prepared to enter work life and community by bringing the nationalism character and relying on healthy competitiveness.
It was asserted in the Webinar titled “Indonesia Future Leaders” – Responsive & Resilient Youth in the commemoration of National Awakening Day, that was held virtually by BCA before, attended by approximately 800 BCA scholarship awardees from all over the archipelago.
The webinar featured several speakers, including Governor of Central Java Ganjar Pranowo, National Activist Inaya Wulandari Wahid, Director of BCA Hariyanto T. Budiman, CSR EVP of BCA Inge Setiawati, AVP of Business of Tokopedia David Kartono, and Director of the Wayang Gubuk Museum Cyntia Handy.
Hariyanto said that the younger generation as the successor of nation's leadership baton and the main engine of ideas in the community must continue to be assisted and nurtured so that they are mature enough to face increasingly diverse challenges both nationally and globally. This must be done in a way younger generation does not abandon their culture and the values of nationalism,in return they could inherit leadership relay that one day will make the nation proud.
“We realize the importance of being together with our young generation today, to be able to contribute to establishment of youth characters who are visionary, responsive, and resilient in facing today's demands and challenges. By inviting BCA scholarship awardees, we hope moments like this will be an opportunity for younger generation to inherit this nation's identity which is built on the foundation of nationalism, that ties the differences and diversity into a solid and strong unity," he said.
Other than in the commemoration of National Awakening Day, BCA also regularly offers BCA Bakti Scholarship program from year to year as a commitment to support national education. Based on the record in 2020/2021 academic year, the funds allocated for the BCA Bakti Scholarship program amounted to IDR 5.4 billion, it is increased compared to previous year of around IDR 5.3 billion.
The number of students receiving scholarships also increase every year, i.e. in the 2018/2019 academic year there are 629 students, 731 students for the 2019/2020 academic year, and 790 students from the 2020/2021 period.
Inge added that BCA is committed to provide sustainable education, not only related to the opportunity to obtain higher education through scholarships, but also the formation of national characters which is important as an asset for young generation in the future. With this continuous support, the younger generation continues to receive positive input, especially in enriching the insight and compassion for a better future of the nation.
“Building young generation in line with national identity, that somewhere in the future they appear as responsive and resilient future leaders, for Indonesia Advances, is our shared responsibility. These efforts should be done continuously so the culture of peace with love and competitiveness will grow within the community," she asserted.
BCA Holds “Indonesia Future Leader” Webinar – In commemorating National Awakening Day, BCA holds a webinar that invites students from all over Indonesia to posses vision of nationality and leadership, that is visionary and strong leadership in the midst of increasing demands and challenges both nationally and globally. This webinar was opened by the Director of BCA Hariyanto T. Budiman (left) and attended by the Governor of Central Java Ganjar Pranowo (right).
About PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (as of 30 June 2021)
BCA is one of the leading commercial banks in Indonesia with the core business of transaction banking. BCA also offers a full range of financial services in consumer, SME, commercial and corporate segments. As of June 2021, BCA has the privilege of serving more than 26 million customer accounts, processing around 41 million of daily transactions through a network of 1,013 branches; 17,721 ATMs as well as the 24-hour internet & mobile banking systems; supported by 24/7 Halo BCA contact center. BCA’s presence is complemented by a number of subsidiaries focusing on vehicle financing, sharia banking, securities, general and life insurance, digital bank, remittance as well as venture capital business. BCA is committed to building lasting relationship with customers, putting people first, and making positive impact on society at large. With more than 25,000 employees, BCA's vision is to be the bank of choice and a major pillar of the Indonesia economy.
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