Starting from yesterday, eligible Malaysians are able to redeem RM 30 through selected e-wallet services including Boost, GrabPay, and Touch ‘n Go eWallet under the newly implemented e-Tunai Rakyat program. In addition to the RM 30, the three services have also provided additional incentives in order to attract users to redeem the allocations via their platform.
According to the Finance Minister, Lim Guan Eng, 380,000 e-Tunai Rakyat applications have been received across three e-wallet up till 10 PM yesterday. Out of these applications, 320,000 have been approved up till that time.
In addition to that, the minister has also pointed out that users have spent more than RM 10 million on the first day of e-Tunai Rakyat deployment. As per his announcement back in October 2019 during the tabling of Belanjawan 2020, RM 450 million has been allocated to this program and the government expects that 15 million Malaysians are able to benefit from it.
Hence, those who have yet to apply for their e-Tunai Rakyat allocations should not fear of missing out. In case you are not sure which e-wallet service that you should choose to redeem the RM 30, perhaps you might want to check out our quick guide on the additional e-Tunai Rakyat perks that are being offered by Boost, GrabPay, and TnG eWallet.
(Source: Berita Harian.)