PEN Budget Realization Reaches Rp29.3 Trillion as of April 1, 2022
Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto Monday (04/04) has announced that the realization of the National Economic Recovery Program (PEN) until April 1, 2022 has reached Rp29.3 trillion or 6.4 percent of the total ceiling of Rp455.62 trillion.
The Coordinating Minister further said that the successful realization included the Healthcare Program amounting to Rp1.55 trillion and the Social Protection Program amounting to Rp22.74 triliun.
“(PEN realization) for the Social Protection Program consists of the Family Hope Program (PKH), Staple Food Card Program, Pre-Employment Card Program, Village Fund Direct Cash Assistance, and Cash Assistance for Street Vendors, Vendors, Fishermen (PKLWN),” Airlangga said in his press statement after attending the Limited Meeting at the State Palace in Jakarta.
Moreover, the PEN realization for the Strengthening of Economic Recovery reached Rp5.02 trillion.
Furthermore, Airlangga also said that the Government will once again roll out the Wage Subsidy Program for Workers/Laborers (BSU).
“According to the President’s directives, the Government will continue to ensure the BSU. The BSU is for 8.8 million workers/laborers who earned a wage of less than Rp3 million,” he remarked. (FID/JW/UN) (AP/MUR)