SUNGAI BULOH: The Malaysian Indian Transformation Unit (Mitra) which was allocated RM100mil to implement socio-economic development programmes for the Indian community, particularly the B40 group, has distributed RM62mil to more than 100,000 recipients so far. Mitra's Special Task Force Committee chairman Datuk R. Ramanan said the aid was also given out to the B40 group under its Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises Assistance programme. To date, we have distributed RM62mil and the rest will be paid out in phases," he told reporters here on Sunday (Nov 19). Most of the initiatives in the approved RM62mil were for education, higher education, kindergartens, schools, and healthcare, he added. "As long as I am Mitra Chairman, priority will be given to education because this is our legacy, our future.
Source: The Star November 20, 2023 00:17 UTC