BANDUNG - After going through the planning and discussion, the Regional Income Agency (Bapenda) of West Java Province now has a mascot with the name "Kang Penda" which today, Thursday (31/05) was officially introduced to the community.
Head of West Java Province Regional Income Agency Dadang Suharto said the mascot is a representation of West Java Regional Income Agency to socialize various programs and innovations to the community with appropriate.
'West Java Province Regional Income Agency Mascot consists of elements of local wisdom of West Java namely, kujang, iket and batik as an icon of innovation services of West Java Province Regional Income Agency, "he said.
Dadang explained that Kujang has a meaning of spirit planting toward the value of organization as well as the key of leadership together which contains: commitment, competitiveness, honesty, professional and accountable, normative and idea innovation), which is shortened to KUJANG.
"Iket has a binding and unifying meaning / philosophy The diverse forms of iket in Sundanese culture reflect wealth and diversity but remain within the framework of unity," he said.
Dadang adds iket is also a typical Sundanese accessories that continue to be preserved while batik motifs on clothing worn by "KANG PENDA" is an icon of service that became the authority of West Java Regional Income Agency.
"West Java Regional Income Agency's services include: Motor Vehicle Tax, Motor Vehicle Duties Fee, Motor Fuel Tax, Surface Water Tax and Cigarette Taxes A typical batik motive of 5 (five) pieces is also a representation of 5 (five) service areas in West Java Regional Income Agency, "he concluded. (Parno)