Utilization of Village Funds for Social Safety Net Cash Direct Assistance Study on the Implementation and utilization of the Village Funds in 2020 in Pujon District, Malang Regency, of Indonesia Authors Suwadji University of Merdeka Malang, Indonesia Bambang Satriya University of Merdeka Malang Indonesia Dwi Suharnoko University of Merdeka Malang Indonesia DOI: https://doi.org/10.47505/IJRSS.2022.V3.11.2 Keywords: Direct Cash Assistance, Social Safety Nets, Village Funds Abstract The purpose of this study in general is to describe, analyze and interpret the phenomenon of social safety nets oriented to the government's efforts to reduce the burden of the poor in rural areas due to the impact of Covid-19, especially Malang Regency. This study uses a qualitative method. The results of the study show that the Village Fund Direct Cash Assistance (BLT DD) policy is very beneficial for the Village community affected by Covid-19 in Pujon District, by implementing it according to the procedures and mechanisms that have been determined in Permendes No. 6 of 2020 is able to cover the most vulnerable people in Pujon District. The implementation of the BLT DD policy in Pujon District in general has reflected the values ??of justice, expediency and very good legal policies. If the BLT DD policy is carried out well, according to the existing procedures and rules, BLT DD will provide a sense of justice for the poor, weak, jobless, marginal and have not received any assistance from any agency. Supporting factors for policy implementation, namely good coordination and communication, strong will and commitment from the village government in Pujon District to help poor communities affected by the Covid-19 pandemic are capital in implementing policies that can run well even though there are still shortages, the presence of volunteers and village community participation and involvement. While the inhibiting factors are the discrepancy of data with the number of beneficiary families (KPM), delays in the distribution of the BLT DD distribution process, lack of coordination. Downloads Pdf How to Cite Suwadji, Bambang Satriya, & Dwi Suharnoko. (2022). Utilization of Village Funds for Social Safety Net Cash Direct Assistance: Study on the Implementation and utilization of the Village Funds in 2020 in Pujon District, Malang Regency, of Indonesia. International Journal of Research in Social Science and Humanities (IJRSS) ISSN:2582-6220, DOI: 10.47505/IJRSS, 3(11), 10–26. https://doi.org/10.47505/IJRSS.2022.V3.11.2 More Citation Formats ACM ACS APA ABNT Chicago Harvard IEEE MLA Turabian Vancouver Download Citation Endnote/Zotero/Mendeley (RIS) BibTeX Issue Vol. 3 No. 11: IJRSS November-2022 Section Articles License Copyright (c) 2022 Suwadji, Bambang Satriya, Dwi Suharnoko This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.