Industria accredited Rank 2Accreditation Status was successfully achieved by Industria: Journal of Agro-Industrial Technology and Management published by Department of Agro-industrial Technology, Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Brawijaya University. Based on the decision of Director General on Research and Development at Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education Number 30/E/KPT/2018 about the Result of Scientific Journal Accreditation Second Periods of 2018, Industria achieved rank 2 accredited status. The accredited status is valid for five years, starts from Volume 5 number 3 year 2016 until the issue of volume 10 Number 1 Year 2021.
Dr. Retno Astuti as Industria's Editor-in-Chief delivered, "Alhamdulillah, finally Industria was successful to achieve accreditation status after years since its first publishing in 2012. This accreditation status achievement is expected to increase researcher's and academician's enthusiasm to publish article at Industria. We would like to express our gratitude to the manager, writer, editor, reviewer and all parties which during the time involved in Industria publishing," said Retno. Besides expected to improve enthusiasm of article publishing at Industria, this accreditation status achievement is expected to raise reputation of Brawijaya University, Department of Agro-Industrial Technology and Faculty of Agricultural Technology.
This accreditation status also provides more opportunities for researchers and academicians, both Brawijaya Univeristy and outsiders to publish article at accredited journal. As commonly known that article writing in accredited scientific journal not make Industria complacent, it is actually a one more springboard for Industria development. "Accreditation status achievement certainly spur us as the management to continuously improve quality of Industrial's management and article. "The next target is accreditation status achievement to rank 1, increasing its indexation in reputable index institution, also gradually doing migration to English so Industria can be an international journal," said Dr. Retno Astuti.
Accreditation certificate and decree can be seen at Industria's website (www.industria.ub.ac.id). Article submission also fully carried out in Open Journal System via the website. [FTP/Humas UB/trans. Denok]