10 June 2020 – According to Pelan Jalan Semula Ekonomi Negara (PENJANA) announced by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin early of this month, approximately 15 million Malaysians (who earn less than RM100,000 annually) are entitled to received RM50 e-wallet credit from the government, bewteen July and September of 2020. The objective of this initiative is to encourage e-wallet usage for safe, contact-free payment experience and to boost consumer spending.
However, there is an additional requirements for Malaysians to receive the free e-wallet credit which is they need to download the “MySejahtera” mobile app too.
MySejahtera is an application developed by the government to assist in monitoring the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the country by enabling users to carry out self-health assessments. At the same time, it helps the Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) able to take action quickly and effectively when necessary. For more info about the app, please visit https://mysejahtera.malaysia.gov.my/intro/.