Bantuan Rakyat 1Malaysia (BR1M)
In the recent Budget 2013 presentation by the Prime Minister, he has announced that Bantuan Rakyat 1Malaysia (BR1M 2.0) will continue in year 2013.
The distribution of Bantuan Rakyat 1Malaysia (BR1M 2.0). The criteria for Bantuan Rakyat 1Malaysia (BR1M 2.0) remains the same, where the head of the household earning less than RM3,000 is eligible for the assistance.
Bantuan Rakyat 1Malaysia (BR1M 2.0) will also be extended to single unmarried individuals aged 21 and above and earning not more than RM2,000 a month. This assistance amounts to RM250.T
he assistance to household and single unmarried individuals is not a populist move, but the reflection of a Government that is responsible and capable of managing the nation’s finance prudently.
This will benefit 4.3 million households and 2.7 million single unmarried individuals and involve an allocation of RM3 billion. It will be paid effective January 2013.
Registration for Bantuan Rakyat 1Malaysia (BR1M 2.0)
To facilitate implementation, existing BR1M recipients are not required to register for the second time, while new applicants may register commencing November 2012 via online or at the counters of State Development Offices, District Offices and Inland Revenue Board (LHDN) offices nationwide.