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Finance Ministry told to help those left out of govt schemes


Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has tasked the Finance Ministry in finding ways to provide relief to those not covered by the government’s existing schemes, Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said.

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He added that he is considering whether the new endeavour should apply to state and private workers earning less than Bt100,000 per year or people hired at a daily wage of Bt350.

The government has launched a few subsidy and co-paying schemes to help people suffering from the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak. However, some groups have been left behind as they don’t meet the eligibility criteria.

Published : January 25, 2021

By : The Nation