Govt expands social aid for poor to prevent Idul Fitri ‘mudik’

Submitted by socpro on Tue, 07/14/2020 - 17:59
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The Government allocates the total of IDR 16.9 Trillion for cash for work programs implemented by various Ministries: - Ministry of Public Works and Housing allocates IDR 10.2 Trillion for Cash for Work. The program targets 530,000 workers across Indonesia. - Village Fund will be also be allocated for village-level Cash for Work programs targeting unemployed, poor, and other vulnerable residents of the village. The program targets 59,000 workers. - Other Ministries (Transport, Agriculture, Marine and Fisheries, and Environment and Forestry) will also link their programs with cash for work.

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