A total of 89 University students (2008 intake) from the district of Manjung, Perak received the cash rewards of RM1000 each from the Perak state government on 30th August 2008. The first batch was 57 students. A total of RM5m was allocated to help these students from the poor families to alleviate the initial expenses when entering the universities. This cash award is for the students in the whole of Perak state. All the recipients are glad and appreciate the Perak government for the good gesture.
The Perak government will continue to encourage and help the needy in the state and will continue to develope the human capital.