PETALING JAYA: Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat (BPR) financial aid applicants can start checking their eligibility from Saturday (Sept 18), says Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz.
He said some 200,000 citizens will benefit from an allocation of RM240mil.
"This is good news to those who appealed for BPR aid. They can start checking their eligibility from Sept 18 at https://bpr.hasil.gov.my. Payment will start at the end of September, God willing," he wrote in a post on his Twitter account on Friday night (Sept 17).
Based on estimates made by the Finance Ministry, a total of RM6.5bil had been set aside in Budget 2021 for BPR.
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PETALING JAYA: The government will channel a total of RM500mil to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) through the Prihatin Special Grant (GKP) 4.0 beginning Sept 21, says Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
The Prime Minister said that the grant, which is a component of the Economic Recovery Package (Pemulih), will benefit more than one million recipients.
The RM500 aid for the SME will be channelled twice - in September and November.
Ismail Sabri said the aid will be channelled directly into the bank accounts registered with the GKP system and that the status of the GKP 4.0 can be checked at gkp.hasil.gov.my.
He added that so far, RM6.08bil has been channelled to the SMEs under the GKP since the Covid-Read More »