The incentives have also been increased.
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The Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) assistance programme will be replaced with the Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat (BPR) programme, announced Finance Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Zafrul Tengku Aziz at today’s tabling of Budget 2021.
Under the new BPR programme, aid to B40 and M40 groups will be increased and allocated according to the household income as well as number of children in each household.
Households with monthly income below RM2,500 with one child will receive RM1,200, while households with two children will receive RM1,800.
Households with monthly income between RM2,501 – RM4,000 will with one child will receive RM800, while households with two children will receive RM1,200.
Single adults with monthly salary below RM2,500 will receive RM350. The age limit for single individuals is also reduced to 21 years old from the previous 40 years old.
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