Minister of Finance Malaysia, Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz announced the new initiative, the Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat (BPR) program, in a move to help the community through what he describes as an unprecedented pandemic, which is the Covid-19 virus, today at the presentation of Budget 2021 to parliament.
BPR will be replacing and increasing the amount allocated based on the previous program known as the Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) initiative.
The BPR categories are as follows:
Households with one child, earning less than RM2,500 will receive RM1,200.
Households with two children or more, earning less than RM2,500 will receive RM1,800.
Households with one child, earning RM2,501 to RM4,000 will receive RM800.
Households with two children or more, earning RM2,501 to RM4,000 will receive RM1,200.
Households with one child, earning RM4,001 to RM5,000 will receive RM500.
Households with two children or more, earning RM4,001 to RM5,000 will receive RM750.
Unmarried individual earning less than RM2,500 will receive RM350. The age limit for unmarried individuals have been lowered to 21-years-old.
He shared that the initiative will benefit a good 8.1 million Malaysians, with an allocation of RM6.5 billion, compared to last years initiative with benefited 4.3 million Malaysians with an allocation of RM5 billion.
Stay tuned for more updates.
Youth & Sports Minister Will Meet BAM To Suggest a Lift on The Ban Imposed on Lee Zii Jia
Just last week, the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) announced that Lee Zii Jia will not be registered for any...
Yet Another Green Turtle Found Dead In Terengganu, The 11th Carcass This Month Alone!
January 2022 is proving to be one of the deadliest months for green turtles in Terengganu as today, another carcass...
Perhilitan Warns M’sians To NEVER Share Wildlife Sightings Video To Protect Them From Poachers
The Terengganu Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) director, Loo Kean Seong has advised members of the public to...
PM: Government Will NOT Be Enforcing Another Nationwide MCO
The Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob gave an assurance that no Movement Control Order (MCO) nationwide will be...
YDPA Warded In IJN Due To Leg Injury Since Yesterday
The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah has been warded at the royal ward of the National Heart...
Student In UK Gets Covid-19 For The Fourth Time
The deadly virus has not been easy on all of us. A female student named Wharton from the UK was...
PM: Teachers And KEMAS Staff Are Allowed To Be Involved In Politics Effective Immediately
The government decided to allow teachers and staff of the Training Institute of the Community Development Department (KEMAS) to be...
Johor MB Announces DUN’s Dissolution, State Elections To Be Held Soon
The Menteri Besar of Johor, Datuk Hasni Mohammad has just announced that the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar...
Social Stories13 hours ago
“Badminton is my only skill, how will I survive?” – Goh Jin Wei Questions BAM on 2-Year Ban
Social Stories10 hours ago
M’sian Car Club Slammed For Stopping Convoy On Highway’s Emergency Lanes To Take Photos
Social Stories10 hours ago
“Rent a boyfriend for CNY” – M’sian Promotes Himself as a Boyfriend-To-Rent in Over The Top Presentation
Social Stories7 hours ago
“Lee Zii Jia, Malaysia stands with you” – M’sian Rallies For Lee Zii Jia Instead During Azam Baki Protest