Published: Tuesday March 19, 2013 MYT 2:23:00 PM
Updated: Tuesday March 19, 2013 MYT 2:44:35 PM
5.3mil have redeemed BR1M 2.0 vouchers
PUTRAJAYA: Some 5.3 million out of the 6.1 million people eligible for the 1Malaysia People's Aid (BR1M) 2.0 have cashed in their vouchers as of yesterday, Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah said on Tuesday.
He said 1.3 million of the individuals were single unmarried individuals and 4 million were heads of households.
"Selangor has the most number of recipients at 837,904, followed by Johor at 729,124 and Sarawak at 623,673," he told reporters at the ministry's monthly assembly here.
BRIM 2.0 provides RM500 to households with a monthly income of less than RM3,000 and RM250 to single unmarried individuals with a monthly income of less than RM2,000. - Bernama