Klaten District Secretary, H. Jaka Sawaldi said that one of the innovations in Klaten Regency is Agro Techno Park (ATP), which is innovation in agriculture. Where Klaten Regency collaborates with BATAN to conduct research to develop rice varieties named Rojolele Srinuk and Rojolele Srinar which have now been developed with better quality, such as lower rice plants with shorter harvest life, as well as more rice grains and fluffier.
In terms of pest control, Klaten Regency implements the planting of refugia flower trees, around rice plants with the aim of diverting the attention of pests who want to attack rice or corn plants. "Klaten also developed innovations by Mother Matur by Diskominfo, Matur Honest by Disdik and Matur Doctors by the Health Office," he said.
Besides that, in the development of the tourism village, Klaten Regency has one village that is already national, namely the Ponggok Tourism Village. The village is developing water tourism which is managed by the Village Owned Enterprises (BUMDes).
The caste district head on that occasion conveyed the visit of the Klungkung Regency Government to the Klaten Regency to improve friendship and to gather information related to innovations implemented by the Klaten Regency Government. Where, Klaten is known to have innovations in agriculture such as Agro Techno Park and the development of tourist villages. "Hopefully, through this activity, there is something we can absorb and apply in Klungkung Regency," said the Caste Vice Regent.
The meeting agenda of the Klungkung Regency Government meeting with the Klaten Regency Government ended with an exchange of souvenirs from each region. The souvenir exchange was carried out by the Deputy Regent of Klungkung, I Made Kasta with the Regent of Klaten, Sri Mulyani who had been present to meet with the group after conducting his service agenda in several locations.