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8 Things You Need to Know About Budget 2022 as a Student

today2 November 2021


source: Bernama

Last Friday, Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz presented Malaysia’s Budget 2022 titled β€œKeluarga Malaysia, Makmur Sejahtera” in parliament. The budget next year is set at its highest rate yet with an allocation of RM332.1billion. Interestingly, despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the education ministry holds the biggest chunk of the budget at RM52.6 billion while the health ministry comes second.

We know navigating the details of the budget can be a bit taxing so we took the liberty of zooming in on the budget for Education.Β 

Here are 8 things you need to know about Budget 2022 as a student…

1. Early School Aid

source: Free Malaysia Today

Under Malaysia’s budget 2022, kids aged 3 to 5 years old are eligible to receive RM150 as their early school aid from the government. This aid will be allocated to some 3 million students in hopes to encourage a smooth start to the schooling term.


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Written by: Jasmine Qistina

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