BSN Supports UMK Quality Improvement in West Java

Published 23 November 2022 | 04:40 am

Deputy for Application of Standards and Conformity Assessment of the National Standardization Agency (BSN), Zakiyah attended the activity of granting Business Identification Numbers (NIB) to 550 individual micro small business actors (UMK) in Garut, West Java, Thursday (3/11/2022), organized by the Ministry of Investment/Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM).

Currently, the process of making NIB can be done without coming directly to the office of the relevant agency because only by using a cellphone through the Indonesian Online Single Submission (OSS) application available on the Google Playstore and Apple App Store.

Based on data from the Ministry of Investment/BKPM, since the Risk-Based OSS system was officially launched on 9 August 2021 until 3 November 2022 at 10.00 WIB, a total of 2,509,844 NIBs have been issued and UMK dominate 98 percent of the total NIB.

The Ministry of Investment/BKPM together with partners collaborate to provide convenience and acceleration of business licensing, especially for MSMEs.

When met after the event, Zakiyah revealed that on 28-29 June 2022 Competency Improvement Facilitation Activities for National Business Actors in the West Java Region had been carried out, through collaboration between BSN, Ministry of Investment/BKPM, POM Agency, BPJPH and DPMPTSP.

Zakiyah explained that in order to support the improvement of the quality of UMK, BSN has launched the SNI Bina UMK program. The SNI Bina UMK facility can be accessed by UMK actors through the website binaumk.bsn.go.id, after UMK actors get the SNI Bina UMK mark through the single licensing system application (OSS), as long as the business or product risk is in the low category.

According to Zakiyah, through SNI Bina UMK, registered UMK have the opportunity to receive facilitation of guidance on the application of SNI and other regulations that apply, both domestically and abroad. BSN will carry out massive coaching to UMK, which is currently still concentrated electronically. BSN provides electronic modules that can be accessed by the public.

After the event, Zakiyah made a visit to see directly the application of SNI by BSN-assisted MSEs, namely Areniss Indonesia (CV Sentosa Andalan Wurmb), a palm sugar producer with the Areniss brand in Garut, West Java which is assisted by the BSN Java Technical Service Office (KLT). West which has succeeded in obtaining the SNI HACCP certificate.

Source: SOURCE