With the expanding living cost being a non-stop misery, numerous have proposed that the BANTUAN/BENTON Rakyat 1Malaysia (BR1M) help is to be protracted to those whose incomes are under RM5000.
Some suggested for BR1M to be distributed as ventures, for example, Amanah Saham vouchers and premium saving vouchers.
A survey conducted by the Prime Minister of the nation, in which these concerns are highlighted as well, and it can be checked at P.M’s online portal.
According to Budget 2016, BR1M is being offered out of four groups:
1. Families having their incomes under RM3, 000 are being given RM1, 000;
2. Families whose earnings are from RM3, 001 to RM4, 000 are getting RM800;
3. Sole persons having age of 21 or more with their overall monthly earnings up to RM2, 000 are getting RM400;
4. And beneficiaries in the e-Kasih directory with an earning of RM1, 000 and less are being given RM1, 050.
From Sept 5-21, Malaysians were encouraged to share their suggestions for Budget 2017, which, on 21st Oct, will be discussed in the Parliament.
It was also requested to the nation to rank the most vital categories according to them from a list of 15, including living costs, tax assessment, work, culture and tourism, public convenience, and assistance
Few expected that the Government would consider the situation of the middle-income rakyat rather than just concentrating on the B40 (base 40% of family units) division.
For education, Govt. was getting calls to compensate the working parents, who want to send their kids to school, etc.
One Faiz Mt demanded more low-cost housing developments close to Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) and Light Rail Transit (LRT) stations.
To prevent the foreigners from buying too many of our properties, the base price of properties for them should be increased to RM 2 million. Additionally, limit them to just the top of the line flat suites with leasehold residency he composed.
Atasya Osmadi additionally recommended that more limitations be forced on foreign proprietary rights in Malaysia.
On social infrastructure, Steven W. Chong from Miri, Sarawak, proposed more passerby conveniences, for example, crossroads and walkways.
Few of them expected to have more hospitals and veterinary clinics in the territory.