Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama has inaugurated another child-friendly integrated space (RPTRA) in Menteng, Central Jakarta on 4 February 2016. RPTRA Borobudur was built with support from Mr. Tan Kian, a real-estate entrepreneur and owner of the JW Marriot Hotel and Ritz Carlton Jakarta.
The 1,750 square meters of green space was constructed to provide citizens with an urban oasis. RPTRA borobudur has a nursery room, a playground and a basketball field, according to Berita Jakarta reports. These facilities were planned for families to gather and enjoy the park.
RPTRA was initiated by Veronica Tjahaja Purnama, Governor of Jakarta’s wife. The first RPTRA was RPTRA Sungai Bambu located in North Jakarta that was built in 2015. The RPTRAs are supposed to be established in the center of community.
The City of Jakarta plans to establish 150 and more of RPTRAs around the city. Currently several areas have been equipped with RPTRA, such as Gandaria Selatan, Cideng, Kembangan Selatan, Sunter Jaya, Sungai Bambu, Pessanggrahan and also one located in Untung Jawa Island