BANTUAN KHAS RISDA UNTUK LEBIH 3,000 PEKEBUN KECIL GETAH DI SARAWAK

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KUCHING, 24 April (Bernama) -- Seramai 3,225 pekebun kecil getah di Sarawak

akan menerima bantuan khas sekali bayar RM500 seorang dari Pihak Berkuasa

Kemajuan Pekebun Kecil Perusahaan Getah (Risda) bagi meringankan beban mereka

semasa menghadapi kemerosotan harga komoditi itu di pasaran dunia sekarang.

Pengarah Risda Sarawak Wahid Marican Mohamad Daud Marican berkata bantuan

itu yang melibatkan jumlah keseluruhan RM1.6 juta akan disalur secara

berperingkat mulai esok yang akan melibatkan 400 pekebun kecil getah di Bahagian

Samarahan.

"Kami mensasarkan untuk menyerahkan bantuan khas ini kepada semua penerima

dalam tempoh seminggu ini," katanya kepada pemberita selepas perasmian Seminar

Integriti Peringkat Risda Negeri Sarawak di sini.

Pemangku Timbalan Setiausaha Persekutuan Sarawak Abdul Halim Abang Naili

mewakili Setiausaha Persekutuan Sarawak Datuk Md Yahaya Basimin merasmikan

majlis itu.

Wahid berkata hanya pekebun kecil getah yang mengusahakan penanaman untuk

kawasan 2.5 hektar ke bawah layak menerima bantuan khas itu.

"Bantuan khas ini dikeluarkan kerana pendapatan pekebun kecil terjejas

apabila harga getah SMR (Standard Malaysian Rubber) yang sebelum Februari tahun

lepas berada di paras antara RM9 dan RM10 sekilogram kini turun dalam lingkungan

antara RM3 dan RM7 sahaja.

"Ini menyebabkan ada di antara mereka memperoleh pendapatan yang boleh

dianggap di bawah paras kemiskinan," katanya.

-- BERNAMA

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