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Prof. Sukoso is Inaugurated as Director General of BPJPH

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Prof. Sukoso was accompanied by his wife in the inauguration
Prof. Sukoso was accompanied by his wife in the inauguration
Minister of Religion Lukman Hakim Saefudin, inaugurated Prof. Ir. Sukoso, M.Sc., PhD as the Head of BPJPH (Badan Penyelenggara Jaminan Produk Halal/The organizer Agency on Halal Product Assurance). The inauguration was conducted on Wednesday (02/Aug/2017) at Ministry of Religion of the Republic of Indonesia.

The professor at Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science was inaugurated as Echelon I Officials at the Ministry of Religion, after he passed a series of tests organized for four months. Sukoso was inaugurated based on Keputusan Presiden Republik Indonesia Nomor 94/TPA Tahun 2017.

Prof. Ir. Sukoso, M.Sc., PhD is a professor in areas of marine and fisheries biotechnology. He accomplished his undergraduate education in Faculty of Fisheries of Brawijaya University )1988). He obtained his master degree at Kagoshima University (1995) and Doctoral Program in similar university in 1998. Sukoso has served as a Vice Dean at Faculty of Fisheries of Brawijaya University (2003-2005) and Dean of Faculty of Fisheries (2005-2009).

BPJPH establishment is a mandate from UU No 33 Tahun 2014 tentang Jaminan Produk Halal. Recently BPJPH has been established as a structure at Ministry of Religion based on Peraturan Menteri Agama (PMA) No 42 Tahun 2016 tentang Organisasi Tata Kerja (Ortaker) Kemenag.

BPJPH structure itself consisted of a secretariat and three centers including Centre of Halal Registration and Certification, Centre of Coaching and Supervision on Halal Product Assurance, and Centre of Halal Partnership and Standardization.

Pasal 816 PMA 42/2016 regulates that BPJPH has a duty in organizing halal product assurance in accordance with the provisions of the legislation. BPJPH organizes six functions such as having coordination on arrangements of technical policy, planning and program in areas of halal product assurance organization; organizing halal product organization; performing monitoring, evaluation and implementation reports in halal product assurance organization; conduct a supervision on halal product assurance organization; and carrying out BPJPH's administration. [lia/Humas UB/trans. Denok]



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