BR1M of RM750 will be given to those households earning monthly income between RM3,000 and RM4,000.
Eligible recipients of 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M), who furnished the Inland Revenue Board with their bank account numbers, are expected to receive their payment on Feb 22, the same day the latest edition of BR1M 3.0 will be launched by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
All eligible applicants of BR1M are urged to submit their applications online before the end of January 2014 (Friday).
No extension of time will be given by the Government, as per the statement issued by the Minister in the press.
There are 200,000 people who are eligible for BR1M have yet to submit their applications to the Ministry.
The RM4.6 billion allocation for the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) next year will be disbursed by February 2014.
Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah said the amount allocated for BR1M 2014 had increased because of the rising number of recipients.
The payout will involve seven million people, an increase from last year’s 6.8 million.
It was announced by Ministry of Finance (MOF) today that BR1M can now be applied from today (23 December 2013) up to 31 January 2014.
Those who have received BR1M in previous years can now update their latest particulars by visiting www.hasil.gov.my. (Personal particulars include house address, bank account details and information on next-of-kin)
The government will distribute higher Bantuan Rakyat 1Malaysia (BR1M) to households (RM650) and single individuals (RM300).
BR1M of RM450 will now be given to those households earning monthly income between RM3,000 and RM4,000.
In addition to the above, additional RM50 will be contributed to an insurane programe, Group Takaful Rakyat 1Malaysia (i-BR1M), for all BR1M household recipients.
The government is considering providing aid to Malaysian households earning between RM4,000 and RM5,000 a month to cushion the impact of rising cost of living and the move to rationalise fuel subsidy.
Finance Minister II Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah said yesterday the government was studying the needs of these households and ways to help them.
The government plans to implement distribution of the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) twice yearly in 2014, says Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah.
He said apart from this, the method of distribution may also be through the recipients back account.
The allocation for the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) will be increased in Budget 2014 to be tabled in October, but the quantum would depend on the nation’s financial situation, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
The government, he said, was committed to provide the best budget for the people, but it had to depend on the country’s financial position.