On Thursday (19/08/2021), Puskas BAZNAS discussed forming a national zakat coordination index through an online platform. The purpose of this discussion is to gain knowledge from government institutions that have carried out the coordinating function, namely the National Development Planning Agency and the Coordinating Ministry for Human Development and Culture.

The series of events started with a presentation from Qurroh Ayuniyyah as a representative from the National Center for National Zakat (Puskas BAZNAS) regarding establishing a national zakat coordination index Zakat, namely as a rejection of the coordination function carried out by zakat management institutions in Indonesia.

The main event of this discussion was a sharing session from the two government institutions who were present as speakers. The representative of the Coordinating Ministry for Human Development and Culture is Mrs. Nur Fajriah. She stated that the coordination function consists of five stages starting from the early meeting with stakeholders, determining the object of discussion, coordinating in the form of meetings and directly in the field, monitoring, and holding leadership meetings as a form of coordination. The end produces output in the form of recommendations. While the representative of the National Development Planning Agency is Mr. Didik Darmanto, he stated that preparing an integrated and sustainable zakat index was essential for stakeholders in formulating policies that became one of the measures of implementing priority programs to strengthen religious moderation.

Rep: Puskas BAZNAS