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Fund forfeit| SASSA important announcement regarding unclaimed money

Recipients of the R350 SASSA SRD grant have been advised that their grants will be forfeited if they are not picked up on time. The South African Social Security Agency has advised recipients of the R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) special grant not to forfeit their benefits as they only have until the end of November to collect the unclaimed funds.

 

SASSA tweeted on its official Twitter account this week that recipients of R350 SRD grants have until November 30, 2021, to collect their money. "Unclaimed Covid-19 SRD special grants for the first time. Affected beneficiaries have until November 30, 2021, to collect their unclaimed funds," said SASSA.

 

SASSA previously said in a statement that approved applicants for the special COVID-19 SRD scholarship will receive their unclaimed funds from the first round of the payments on Jan. The Minister for Social Development, Lindiwe Zulu, made this important growth possible through the recently published Ministerial Guidelines. Affected beneficiaries have until 30 November 2021, to collect their unclaimed funds. 

 

Payments that have not been withdrawn by any payee by the end of November 2021 will be confiscated by the state to fund other government priorities.

Busisiwe Memela-Khambula, CEO of SASSA 


Said it was an "Early Christmas" for eligible first circle recipients who could not claim the benefits with the post office, They welcome this decision by the visionary leadership of Minister Lindiwe Zulu.

 

We also recognize that this special grant goes a long way in helping the most vulnerable in society. Therefore, urged eligible individuals who have unclaimed funds from the previous cycle to collect them as soon as possible said Memela Khabula

SASSA warned that all unclaimed SRD compensations will expire before the 30 November 2021 deadline."

Payments that no beneficiary withdraws before November 30, 2021, will be confiscated by the state to fund other priorities," SASSA warned.

Source: https://www.thesouthafrican.com/news/breaking-sassa-r350-srd-grant-deadline-application-collection/amp/

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