PENGAWASAN DINAS PERDAGANGAN DAN PERINDUSTRIAN KOTA TANJUNGPINANG TERHADAP PENDISTRIBUSIAN GAS LPG 3 KG BERSUBSIDI (Studi di Kecamatan Tanjungpinang Timur)
The government has implemented the National Policy, namely the Transition of Kerosene to LPG Gas since 2007, and until now this policy still has shortcomings and there are still irregularities in its distribution to the public, therefore supervision is needed. Supervision is one of the roles that the government has to prevent continuing problems related to policies that have been implemented. The Department of Trade and Industry of Tanjungpinang City as an agency engaged in Trade and Industry, has the task of supervising the distribution of Subsidized 3 Kg LPG, especially in East Tanjungpinang District. The purpose of this study was to determine the supervision of the Department of Trade and Industry of Tanjungpinang City on the Distribution of 3 Kg LPG Gas in Tanjungpinang Timur District. The theory used in this research is Kartono's Supervision Theory. The research method used is descriptive qualitative with research location in East Tanjungpinang District. Data was collected by observation, interviews and documentation. Data analysis techniques by reducing data, presenting data and drawing conclusions. The results of the study found that currently the supervision carried out related to the distribution of 3 Kg LPG Gas to the community in the East Tanjungpinang District area has not run optimally and efficiently. There are still inhibiting factors which include the lack of human resources in conducting guidance and supervision, the lack of understanding of the base owner regarding not being allowed to sell to retailers and the lack of coordination related to gas sales that are not in accordance with the provisions.