On Thursday, June 8, 2023, The Pandawara Group and the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM), Arifin Tasrif, received the Conservation Award from Semarang State University.
Today during the 58th Unnes Anniversary, the awards were given out. According to Unnes Chancellor Martono, the honor was given to individuals or groups who helped put conservation principles into practice.
The Chancellor of Unnes, Martono, told journalists that “this is a form of appreciation for individuals or organizations that are thought to have contributed to the implementation of conservation values in various fields.”
According to Unnes, the Grand National Energy Strategy was successfully put together by Indonesia with the help of the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources. This is significant because it provides a roadmap for making sure there is enough, good-quality, affordable, and environmentally friendly energy available between 2020 and 2040.
According to Martono, “Ir Arifin Tasrif is demonstrating partiality in energy conservation as a participant in the energy and mineral resources sectors, one of which is through pushing the conversion to renewable energy that is environmentally benign.
Unnes also presented honors to five environmentalists who inspire young people, including the Pandawara Group, whose efforts to clear up waste and preserve the environment caused them to become well-known. They arrived straight as well, including Rafli Pasya (22), Agung Permana (22), Gilang Rahma (22), Muchamad Iksan (21), and Rifki Sa’dullah (22).
“We believe that the Pandawara Group’s efforts to clean up the river have a broad influence because they are valuable for education and promotion. They serve as an example for other Indonesian youth who want to protect the environment. We wholeheartedly endorse it as a conservation campus,” he insisted.
Gilang Rahma, a member of the Pandawara Group, expressed his gratitude for the honor. He claims that this is an added benefit of the procedure they underwent.
“This award is a bonus for us because cleaning rivers and running water is the ultimate honor for us. Because you occasionally encounter snakes and other creatures, this voyage is not simple. body itch all over. Because waste must end up where it belongs, we encourage young people to follow our example,” said Gilang.