Wed, 30 Apr 2003

KAI and ITB open master's program

BANDARLAMPUNG, Lampung: State railway operator PT KAI is cooperating with the Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) to open a master's program for rail transportation.

KAI president director Omar Berto said the new program was expected to help the company improve its human resources.

"Currently, hundreds of our employees are participating in the master's program," he said at the University of Lampung here on Tuesday.

He said the program was only open to KAI employees in its initial year.

Of the company's 40,000 employees, 44.76 percent are elementary school graduates and only 1.69 percent are university graduates. -- Antara