Jakarta – Indonesia’s Publish What You Pay Coalition (PWYP) declared disclosure of information from Minerba One Map Indonesia (MOMI) as an important step in preventing and eradicating corruption in the natural resource sector. MOMI is a system owned by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM).

PWYP Indonesia’s Advocacy Coordinator, Aryanto Nugroho, said the 2015 corruption prevention and eradication action was stipulated in Presidential Instruction (Inpres) No. 7 of 2015. MOMI was able to prevent corruption in the mining sector.

“We view the acceleration of MOMI as a positive step to provide licensing maps, so that the problem of overlapping permits is immediately resolved and the public gets information disclosure from Minerba permit maps that have been issued so far,” said Aryanto in Jakarta, Monday (1/6).

Aryanto said that MOMI not only explained the national mining map. But, it is also able to note the obligations that have been fulfilled by mining operators. Thus creating transparency of non-tax state revenue from the natural resource sector. Fulfillment of the tax obligation was increasingly optimal since the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources involved the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) through the Coordination and Supervision (Korsup) of the Minerba sector.

“Transparency of non-tax state revenue can increase the target of state revenue and reduce leakage in the natural resource sector,” he said.

Based on Beritasatu.com’s records, MOMI was introduced by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources when R. Sukhyar served as Director General of Mineral and Coal. Because the MOMI system is under the auspices of the Directorate General of Mineral and Coal.

Beritasatu.com has a closer look at MOMI. The online system shows the real conditions in the country, including mining, oil and gas, to the electricity sector. The reason is, MOMI uses satellite imagery so that it can see more clearly and up to date. In addition, MOMI is equipped with detailed data, namely company name, regency / city / province, number and year of decree, area, stage of activity, commodity, date of decree, CnC status, CnC certificate number.

In addition, there is also a Taxpayer Identification Number (NPWP), Non-Tax State Revenue (PNBP), production and sales data, reclamation and post-mining guarantee data, recommendations for registered exporters and export approval letters.

At that time, Sukhyar explained, MOMI was indeed not widely accessible to the public. Only the KPK has the flexibility to access all data in MOMI. The DG Tax has also been given access to this system. However, it is only related to the tax obligations of mining operators. Whereas mining entrepreneurs are given access to see the region and fulfill their own obligations.

Rangga Prakoso / PCN

source: Beritasatu.com