Paddy Farmers Can Expect The RM50 Million Bernas Special Assistance In March

Special assistance from Padiberas Nasional Berhad amounting to RM10 million for the year 2022 has been distributed to rice farmers in stages in three states on the East Coast, namely Kelantan, Terengganu, and Pahang As of mid-January, benefitting a total of 20,181 rice farmers in all three.

The farmers each received RM250, as for the remaining contribution of RM50 million, the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security Minister Mohamad Sabu said the Ministry is expecting BERNAS to start handing out by the end of this month which then he said will be distributed no later than the beginning of next March.

A total of 219,402 paddy farmers will receive this special assistance in stages.

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