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Welfare card in June 2023 What do you pay?

Bangkok 3 May-want to know welfare card June 2023 What are you paying? Check updates with the Comptroller General's Department.Ms. Thiwaporn Phasuk, Deputy Director General of the Comptroller General's Department As a spokesman for the Comptroller Gen...

Bangkok 3 May-want to know welfare card June 2023 What are you paying? Check updates with the Comptroller General’s Department.

Ms. Thiwaporn Phasuk, Deputy Director General of the Comptroller General’s Department As a spokesman for the Comptroller General’s Department revealed that the 2022 state welfare registration program for eligible persons will be able to exercise their rights through a smart card ID card. Which in June 2023 will receive the following amount

Date June 1, 2023 (is a credit limit that cannot be withdrawn in cash and not accumulated in the next month)

The purchase limit is 300 baht per person per month. **For those who have the right to verify their identity from 27 April – 26 May 2023 and can start exercising their rights on 1 June 2023, will receive a 2-month credit limit (for April and May) in the amount of 600 baht.

Limit of discount for buying cooking gas 80 baht per person per 3 months (April – June 2023)

The credit limit for travel expenses via public transport is 750 baht per person per month, consisting of the bus station, the train, the BMTA, and the electric train (MRT/BTS/ARL).

June 20, 2023 (transfer to a bank account linked with PromptPay with the 13-digit ID number of the eligible person or a bank account of the eligible person or the authorized person used to receive the 800 baht disability allowance)

Additional allowance for disability 200 baht per month

(for persons with disabilities who have a disabled identity card and receive a disability allowance of 800 baht per month, and must verify their identity with Krung Thai Bank, Government Savings Bank, Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives within May 26, 2023)

For May 2023, the Comptroller General’s Department requests a report on the results of state welfare payments. Information from 1-31 May 2023 as follows

welfare provided as a financial limit (ID card) Amount (Million Baht)

1.1 Limit for purchasing consumer goods 4,154.35

1.2 Limit for discounts for buying cooking gas 54.63

1.3 Limit for bus and electric train fare 35.11

1.4 Limit for car fares by Transport Company Limited 12.45

1.5 Limit for fares Train 32.99

Total amount (1) 4,289.54

Welfare provided through the PromptPay system (ID card) Amount (million baht)

2.1 Measures to increase disability allowance According to the cabinet resolution on January 28, 2020 (transfer of funds to eligible persons on April 20, 2023) 259.86 Total amount (2) 259.86

Welfare paid directly to service providers

3.1 Measures to alleviate the burden of electricity costs 105.09

3.2 Measures to alleviate the burden of water costs 9.93

Total amount (2) 115.03

Welfare provided via electronic wallet (e-Money) in the state welfare card

4.1 Measures to alleviate electricity bill burden 78.21

4.2 Measures to alleviate water bill burden 2.41

4.3 Measures to increase disability allowance According to the cabinet resolution on January 28, 2020 (transfer of money to the right person on April 22, 2023) 2.83

Total amount (3) 83.46

Total amount (1) + (2) + (3) 4,747.88

For more information, please contact the Call Center, Customer Relations Center, State Welfare Card 0 2109 2345 or Call Center of the Comptroller General’s Department 0 2270 6400 during office hours. Spokesperson of the Comptroller General’s Department Said.-Thai News Agency

Source: Thai News Agency