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Will SRD continue to get R1 500 per month from the government going forward?

Will SRD continue to get R1 500 per month from the government going forward?


Under the direction of the African National Congress and then-president Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa, the government of the Republic of South Africa introduced the R350 COVID-19 unemployment stipend two years ago.

All those who lost their sources of income owing to COVID-19 and all those who are unemployed but qualified were intended to benefit from this.

Since then, some citizens have demanded that the government establish an unemployment assistance fund on an ongoing basis.

In an effort to get Sassa and the Social Development department to pay grant recipients the R350 Social Relief of Distress Grant as quickly as possible, people have started a campaign with the hashtag Pay The Grants.

Along with that, they want all unemployed individuals to receive a payment of R1,500 per month as a guaranteed income. It is uncertain whether the government will respond to this request and execute the R1,500 Special Relief Grant.

40% of South Africa's total tax revenue is provided by fewer than 10% of the population. An additional 10 million Sans have been added, bringing the total number of SA residents receiving social grants to almost 28 million, up from the 18 million or so who did so before Covid.

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