InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – Palm cooking oil is very expensive as the impact of crude palm oil which gets more expensive in the world. To relieve what the people face, President Joko Widodo decided that the government would deliver bantuan langsung tunai (BLT) of palm cooking oil for the people.
He told that in his official statement at Istana Merdeka, Jakarta, Friday (1/4/2022) to InfoSAWIT.
“It will be given to 20,5 million family in the lists of Bantuan Pangan Non-Tunai (BPNT), Program Keluarga Harapan (PKH), and 2,5 million pedestrian businessmen who sell fried foods,” he said.
Jokowi also mentioned, the help would be Rp 100 thousand in every month for the next three months in a row, which is, April, May, and June and would be about Rp 300 thousand this April.
“Hopefully, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Social, Army, and Police could coordinate to get the distribution well,” he said. (T2)