PKR lawmaker calls for funding to uplift Indian community

Ravin Palanisamy

PKR member Kesavan Subramaniam says he is confident in the leadership of Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim that would help the Indian community which is among the poorest in the country. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 19, 2023.

A GOVERNMENT backbencher has urged the unity government to increase allocations to the Indian community in Budget 2024 to elevate the livelihoods of the bottom 40 (B40) households.

Sungai Siput MP Kesavan Subramaniam said the government can do so by increasing allocations for the Malaysian Indian Community Transformation Unit (Mitra) from the present RM100 million to RM500 million.

Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access!

Subscribe Now!

Sign up or sign in here to comment.