Budget 2021: Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat to replace Bantuan Sara Hidup, 8.1 million people expected to benefit


PETALING JAYA: The government will replace the Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) aid with Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat (BPR), which is expected to benefit 8.1 million individuals with an allocation of RM6.5bil.

Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz said the BPR comes with higher rates of assistance and income category.

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