Prime Minister Malaysia Anwar Ibrahim introduced $1.67 billion cash aid for low-income family (B40 group).

February 06 21:54 2023

Malaysia goverment will release $1.67 billion well worth of financial assistance to B40 (low income) group under the Sumbangan Tunai Rahmah (STR) programme from tomorrow February 3 onwards.

The cash aid, STR Sumbangan Tunai Rahmah will be given to 8.7 million individuals in the B40 group worth $1.67 billion and will be credited into the accounts of the registered recipients in phases from tomorrow.

Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim said the repayment of STR stage one has actually been brought forward to February from the first strategy in March to reduce individuals’s price of living problem.

The STR repayment was made according to classifications with four million households receiving $300 each while 1.2 million elderly people without partners and also 3.5 million single people each receiving $100.

STR receivers in rurals area, consisting of Sabah and also Sarawak, whether they have checking account or not, will certainly additionally receive their help tomorrow.

“Recipients without bank accounts can get their aid at Financial institution Simpanan Nasional branches tomorrow onwards,” Anwar stated in a press release here.

“The unity government emphasises a compassionate stratergy to aid affected groups in the country,” Anwar’s statement likewise claimed.

“In line with this strategy, the federal government introduces the Payung Rahmah principle to fight the climbing cost of living.

The money aid programme for the B40 under the Finance Ministry is rebranded to the STR as well as the federal government Malaysia will continue to make improvements.

Recipients can check their cash aid BTR from tomorrow (Tuesday) and further information relating to the settlement is available at Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on STR’s main Website Portal Malaysia via the link

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim additionally introducing school children aid for all Malaysian children despite their households’ revenue bracket, will certainly obtain a $150 aid in this month under APDM (aplikasi pangkalan data murid) program 2023.

He claimed it is very important to supply the cash aid to acquire adequate school tools for the kids. This cash aid will be chanelled via Ministry of Education (Moe.Gov.My).

Receivers for school children aid can check their payment cash from next monday. Parents and teacher also can examine it by login to the system of APDM (Aplikasi Pangkalan Information Murid).

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