“At first, Petrokimia Gresik will coach 7 SMK in East Java, Astra Honda Motor with 9 SMK in Tangerang, Banten and South Sulawesi, and Polytama Propindo with four SMK in Indramayu and Cirebon,” he said.
The three companies are PT Petrokimia Gresik, which will collaborate with seven SMK in East Java, PT Astra Honda Motor, which will collaborate with nine SMK, and PT Polytama Propindo, which will collaborate with four SMK. Through discussions facilitated by the Ministry of Industry, these companies have agreed to implement the link and match program.
As a pilot project under the MoU, three companies have been tasked to work with 20 vocational high schools (SMKs). Fertilizer maker Petrokimia Gresik will work together with seven SMKs in East Java, automotive giant Astra Honda Motor with nine SMKs in Banten and South Sulawesi and polypropylene producer Polytama Propindo with four SMKs in West Java.