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This programme is an appreciation gesture by the Penang State Government to all senior citizens irrespective of their ethnic backgrounds, religions and political ideologies in recognition of their contributions

ELIGIBILITY

  • Age: 60 years and above
  • Registered voter in Penang
  • Registered with the Penang State Government for this programme

IMPLEMENTATION

  • Appreciation token in the form of  RM100 (cash)
  • Every senior citizen who is eligible and registered with the Penang State Government will be awarded RM100 annually
  • Donation of RM1,000 to the family of the registered senior citizen upon his/her demise
  • The family of the registered senior citizen who pass away after 8th March 2010 will be given a donation of RM1,000 in the form of cash for funeral expenses
  • Development of i-Sejahtera Database System
  • A database system (i-Sejahtera) has been developed to monitor this programme implementation

ACHIEVEMENT (up to 18 OCT 2010)

  • Registered eligible senior citizens: 109,920
  • Recipients to date: 91,023
  • Recipients of registered senior citizens who passed away: 374