This free tablet will be offered to all full-time students from B40 families and will benefit 600,000 students.
Through Budget 2022, the government has announced the provision of free tablets to every B40 student at Institutes of Higher Learning (IPT) nationwide under the initiative: PerantiSiswa Keluarga Malaysia.
These free tablets can be applied for from mid -April 2022 and are expected to be accepted by students in June 2022.
As announced by Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul, the government has also allocated around RM450 million (RM750 per person) to continue this initiative.
Apart from the allocation from the government, the telecommunication companies that are expected to be involved in offering this Student Device package are:
- Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom)
- Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi)
- Maxis Berhad (Maxis)
- U Mobile Sdn Bhd (U Mobile)
- Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM)
- YTL Communications Sdn Bhd (YES)
The purpose of this package is to help IPT students carry out online learning activities, surf the internet for research purposes and send messages to families and certain parties.
For further information or inquiries on this Malaysian Family Student Device Package, please visit the MCMC website at LINK.