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Special Privilege CardsPeople With Disabilities (PWD/OKU) Card  

Privilege card for People with Disabilities (PWD/OKU)  
Last updated: December 26, 2017 
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What is this programme about?  

The OKU card is issued by Jabatan Kebajikan Masyarakat (JKM) to People with Disabilities (OKU) who are registered with the department. The OKU card is an identification document for OKUs who are entitled to many privileges and government assistance programmes. The benefits are as follows:-
1.    Monetary Aid

  • Monetary Aid for Non-working PWD

  • Monetary Aid for Working PWD

  • Monetary Aid for Caregivers of Bed-ridden PWD

  • Monetary Aid for PWD Support Equipment

2.    Care Centres
3.    Support Centres
4.    Training Centres

In addition to these assistance programmes, the OKU card being part of the 1Malaysia Discount Card (1MDC) government initiative, cardholders can enjoy discounts for daily essential goods and services at participating outlets.

The 1Malaysia Discount Card (1MDC)

The 1Malaysia Discount Card (1MDC) is a smart-partnership programme initiated by the government to involve the private sector in providing cheaper goods and services to targeted low income and vulnerable groups of Malaysians. The 1MDC programme is not a new card system but a programme to consolidate several existing cards issued to specific target groups with add-on privileges.
The main feature of the 1MDC programme is the network of participating merchants that offer discounts to cardholders for some goods and services at their outlets.
It was reported that as of June 2015, there were a total 3.5 million cardholders throughout Malaysia under the 1MDC and a total of 2,316 participating businesses. 

Currently, there are six types of cards under the 1MDC programme for specific target groups and they are:-

  1. KADS1M for students

  2. 1Malaysia Privilege Card (1MPC) for Police Force and Angkatan Tentera personnel by MOF

  3. Ex-Serviceman's Card (KBT) for veterans Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA)

  4. Government Pensioner's Card for retired civil servants by Public Services Department (PSD)

  5. Disabled Person's Card (Kad OKU) for People with Disabilities by Social Welfare Department (JKM)

  6. Consumer Squad Card for KPDNKK volunteers

What are MyBenefits?

Assistance: PWDs/OKU's identification card and discount privileges at 1MDC participating outlets

Target Group: People with Disabilities (PWD/OKU)

 

Contacts

Ministry: Ministry of Women, Family and Social Development

Division: Jabatan Kebajikan Masyarakat

Website: http://www.jkm.gov.my/

Email:
Mailing address:

Aras 6, 9-18 No 55, Persiaran Perdana, Presint 4, 62100 Putrajaya

Telephone: +603 - 8000 8000

Fax: 03 - 8323 2045

Contacts

Location: Malaysia

aNewMalaysia101@gmail.com

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