Padang, W. Sumatra, (Antara) - A number of people from various circles in Padang city, West Sumatra responded positively to the City Without Slums program or "Kotaku" staged by the Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PU-PR).
"Although the new this program became public expectations, especially for the improvement of sanitation gross settlement, "said one village official, Andi Amir in Padang on Sunday.
He said although it has a different concept of the previous program the National Project for Community Empowerment (PNPM), Kotaku program also prioritizes infrastructure development.
The difference is Kotaku program focuses on sanitation, water and a clean environment in the settlement.
"For example, in Gunung Pangilun area that there are still some gross settlement, the program welcomed by the local community," he added.
As a measure of support he said, it will analyze the problems with the residents of slums and sanitation dirty in his village, Gunung Pangilun.
be expected Kotaku's program accelerate the construction of infrastructure so that the village can be free of sanitation and dirty settlement. (*tar)