Social relief grant allocated R6.8bn until 2021

Submitted by socpro on Mon, 12/07/2020 - 16:49
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The presidency has scored R12.6bn to address youth unemployment. Of that, R9.9bn goes towards the employment of 344,000 unemployed youths who passed matric, as school assistants about the country, R1.9bn to create work opportunities in line departments, R1bn to retain self-employed food producers in the agricultural sector, R630m for provinces to create jobs through road-maintenance projects, and R393m towards the recruitment of community health-care workers and nurses.

The department of social development has been allocated R6.8bn to extend the special Covid-19 relief of distress grant.

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