Palembang, Sunday, July 5th, 2015, PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk (PTSB) held affordable groceries marketfor residents in the village and surrounding Keramasan.

The event was held at the Office of Sub Keramasan is followed with enthusiasm by local residents of RT 37 and 2500 families in Sub Keramasan.

Attending the event was the Director General Affairs & Human Resources Mr. RomlanKurniawan, Director of Production & Development Mr. AgusWahyudin together with the Head of Kertapati Mr. Rahmat Maulana& headman Keramasan Mr. Suyanto.

PTSB provide 2500 affordable groceries packages innormal price is Rp. 117.500/pack, but the selling price is subsidized by 40 percent is only Rp. 70.500/pack for the residents. The subsidy portion of funds allocated from Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The groceries packages containing 5 kg rice, 2 liters of cooking oil and 2 kg of sugar.

This affordable groceries packages sold to residents who already have a coupon. These coupons had previously been distributed to residents through RT / RW before implementation.

Director of General Affairs & Human Resources Mr. Romlan Kurniawan officially opened Affordable groceries market Together with State Owned Enterprise (SOEs).

In his speech, he revealed that Affordable groceries marketis one of the programs of the Ministry of SOEs in this year where each SOE instructed to hold like this activities.

In addition, Affordable groceries marketis the embodiment of consistency PTSB to continue to pay attention to the welfare of the surrounding environment.

Such activities are designed to ease the burden on the community, especially for the poor society, because of increasing groceries prices soared in the market during Ramadhan and IdulFitri. The expected distribution of Affordable groceries can be provided with the right target.

This activity is part of a series of activities were held PTSB in order to welcome the holy month of Ramadan, previously PTSB has also provided assistance 14500 free groceries packages and donations to 300 orphans for residents in the neighborhood Area 1 Factory of PTSB in Palembang, Baturaja and Lampung . (PR & KBL PTSB)