SRD R350 Grant Approved and is Extended to 31 March 2024 (Sassa Today news updates ).March Social Relief of Distress Grant has been approved and beneficiary can now check the pay dates to check when they will go collect their South African Social Security Agency R350 Grant .
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“social relief grant SRD grant was introduced in May 2020 as a temporary measure to respond to the needs of the most vulnerable, who were affected by [COVID-19 induced] lockdown measures. It has been extended several times since then. Discussions on the future of the grant are ongoing and involve very difficult trade-offs and financing decisions,” he said.
Minister of Social Development Lindiwe Zulu has indicated that she now intends to raise the means test for this round of the grant to R624. This is the food poverty level, or the amount of monthly income needed by an individual to sustain themselves. Zulu published draft regulations in the government gazette last week.
Posted dates: 04 March 2023,
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