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'Let's Go Halves' co-payment scheme extended until Mar 31


The Cabinet approved the second phase of the Khon La Khrueng (Let's Go Halves) subsidised shopping scheme on Tuesday.

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The co-payment stimulus scheme will be expanded to cover 15 million Thais from the original 10 million.
Until March 31, the government will pay 50 per cent of a participant’s bill for food, drink and general goods up to Bt150 per day. The cap on the total subsidy per person over the whole period has been raised from Bt,3000 to Bt3,500.
Original participants will not have to reregister.
Registration for new participants will open at 6am on December 16 at 6am.
The total budget for both phases of the scheme is Bt22.5 billion, aiming to generate spending of Bt45 billion.
Each phase is designed to increase GDP by 0.32 per cent by injecting up to Bt105 billion into the economy.

Published : December 08, 2020

By : The Nation