RM800,000 to build and upgrade kindergartens in JB

Liow (second from right) cutting a cake with YPKDT kindergarten children.

JOHOR BARU: The state government has allocated RM800,000 for two Darul Takzim Family Development Foundation (YPKDT)kindergartens in Kota Tinggi and the city centre.

State tourism, women development, family and community committee chairman Liow Cai Tung said the allocation would be used to build one in Kota Tinggi and upgrade another at the Wisma Persekutuan building along Jalan Ayer Molek here.

She said the state government had agreed to build more kindergartens, adding that Taska Kota Iskandar was expected to open by March next year.

“Taska Kota Iskandar is expected to cater to more than 50 children, ” she said.

Liow said a kindergarten would also be built in Batu Pahat next year as well as a day-care centre along Jalan Petri here

She said the new kindergartens would help parents, especially those who were working, to have access to childcare services.

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