JAKARTADAILY.ID – The Minister of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Basuki Hadimuljono conveyed that there were seven recommendations for the results of the Kanjuruhan Stadium audit conducted by the Kanjuruhan Stadium Reliability Technical Evaluation Team.
"The team's evaluation results have seven recommendations. Three of them are directly related to accidents, of which in total we use the seven recommendations for criteria related to the task of the President to completely renovate and renovate the Kanjuruhan Stadium," said the Minister of Public Works and Public Housing after visiting the Kanjuruhan Stadium, Malang, East Java with the Minister of Youth. and Sports (Menpora) Zainudin Amali, Thursday, October 13, 2022.
The seven recommendations include grandstand stairs, stadium doors, emergency exits, lighting, toilet facilities, guardrails, and the perimeter of the main building.
“The first is regarding the stairs to the stands, especially the economic stands, which usually don't have stairs directly to the audience seats.
Second, the stadium door has no distance from the stairs whose elevation is too steep. Third, there is no emergency exit, only a service door that cannot be accessed by spectators in the stands," said the Minister of PUPR.
While the other four recommendations are related to lighting, restrooms, the perimeter of the main stadium building with parking areas and guardrails.
"After the adoption of these seven recommendations, the Ministry of PUPR will redesign the Kanjuruhan Stadium for total rehabilitation so that it is more useful and avoids similar disasters," said the Minister of PUPR reported by setkab.go.id.
Basuki hopes that the process of redesigning the Kanjuruhan Stadium can be completed in 3 to 4 months and construction can begin in 2023. In addition, a monument will also be built to commemorate the victims of the Kanjuruhan tragedy.
The technical evaluation for Kanjuruhan Stadium was carried out by the Building Reliability Committee (KKBG) which consisted of building structure, architecture, mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) experts/experts, and fire risk mitigation experts, as well as government elements.
Minister Basuki said in a press release that he hoped that the process of redesigning the Kanjuruhan Stadium could be completed in 3 to 4 months and continued with physical work.
"God willing, in early 2023, we will start construction according to the President's order. Hopefully, the work will be completed within a year. We will also build a monument to commemorate the victims," said Minister Basuki.