Subsidies & Consumer Protections    

Cooking oil
Local rice
General purpose flour
Zero-rated GST food items 
Cooking gas
1Harga 1Malaysia programme        
Controlled Price of Goods and Services        
Electricity – free for bills under RM20 per month


Government programmes for the citizens are a form of social protection to provide basic necessities to the vulnerable and those in need, who are usually the lower-income segment of the population and targeted group of individuals such as people with disabilities, the elderly and children.  Every year, billions of Ringgit in taxes are collected by the Malaysian government from working individuals and businesses which are then used to administer the country and also channelled into development and social protection programmes for the betterment of the people. However, in a recent survey by a local company , the results showed that only 49% of Malaysians are aware of these government initiatives which raises the concern of the effectiveness of these programmes in benefiting the targeted beneficiaries.  

We have categorised these programmes according to their objectives of providing the bare necessities, opportunities to uplift lives and general wellbeing enhancers. The provision of food, housing and healthcare are the general bare essentials of everyday living.  Education, skill development, employment and entrepreneurial/business opportunities lift individuals and households to improved and better standard of living. Community developments enhance the people’s wellbeing.  By bridging the information gap and raising the greater awareness of these initiatives to the public, is a step forward in improving the connectivity between the people and programmes to effectively benefit more Malaysians.

Cost of Living Reliefs    
Financial aid, Discount outlets, Discount cards, Food assistance, subsidies….

Financial Assistance

Federal & State Monetary Aid >        
Social Welfare Monetary Aid (KAR1SMA) >

Other Monetary Aid >  

Food and Essentials

Food Aid >        
Affordable Essential Foods >        

Subsidies & Other Protections

Discount Cards & Fair Price Outlets                

1Malaysia Brand Affordable Products >

Fair Price Outlets >        
Discount Cards for Target Groups >   

(To be published soon)

Schooling Monetary Aid >
General Aid >
Scholarship, Sponsorships & Scholarships >
Public Schooling >

Social Protection & Other Safety Nets  

(To be published soon)

Social Protection & Other Safety Nets

Employment Protection 
Financial Planning - Save & Invest
Tax Reliefs


Basic Essentials   

Housing, Healthcare, Education, Transportation, Public Utilities & Amenities……..


Supply of Affordable Homes
Social Public Housing >
Supply of Low-Cost Homes (up to RM70,000 per unit) >
Supply of Low Medium Cost Homes (up to RM200,000) >
Supply of Medium-Cost Homes (up to RM400,000 per unit) >
Affordable Home Financing   
Subsidised Home Supply and Easy Home Financing >

Social Public Housing for Rent >
Rent-to-Own Programmes (RTO) >



Public Healthcare Facilities >
Public Healthcare Services >

Subsidised Healthcare Charges > 
Healthcare Financial Aid > 

(To be published soon)
Preventive and Screening >
Healthcare Programmes for Schools >
Rehabilitation and Support >
Maternal Healthcare and Family Planning Services >
Healthcare Programmes for Target Groups >

Employment & Skills Development       
(To be published soon)

Financial Assistance > 
Skills Development 
Employment Programmes >
Skills Certification, Support & Centres > 
Training Programmes 
Others >

Entrepreneurship & Businesses   
(To be published soon)

Business Funding >
Business Opportunities> 
Training & Mentoring 
Support Service >


Community Development  
(To be published soon)

Social Welfare >
Care Centres >
Systems and Networks >
Support Centres >
Community Programmes >