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RM2.1 million allocation for Smart Selangor Food Stamp

BY: LIZAWATI MADFA

SHAH ALAM, AUG 1: A total of RM2.1 million has been allocated in 2016 to help 5,600 poor families through the Smart Selangor Food Stamp Programme.

Health, Welfare, Women and Family Development Exco Dr Daroyah Alwi said RM156,800 has also been spent as administration costs consisting of logistics, delivery and workers.

“The value of goods supplied to recipients is exclusive of administration costs, which is being handled by HIJRAH Selangor.

“We know that the citizens have the right to receive aid as per the value specified without any hidden costs,” she said at the Selangor State Assembly.

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She was responding to questions from Hulu Kelang Assemblyman Saari Sungib regarding the programme.

Daroyah said every family received RM50 value of aid consisting of six basic food items.

“These items are a unit of rice weighing 10 kg, 2kg of cooking oil, 1kg each of sugar and flour, 400 grams of mee hoon and two units of 500 grams condensed milk,” she said.

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