In Indonesia, the National Economic Recovery (PEN) program for social protection cluster spent Rp117.3 trillion or 62.9 percent of the budget ceiling as of October 1, 2021.
In response to the COVID pandemic, Rp104.1 trillion has been allocated for the public health sector to cover the spending for diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccinations. The priority program cluster has accounted for 53 percent of the ceiling or Rp62.5 trillion.
The rest of the budget has been allocated to the social and economic recovery programs. Family Hope Program, providing conditional social assistance to underprivileged families, has reached Rp20.72 trillion or 73.2 percent of the ceiling, while the basic food card program has spent Rp29.21 trillion or 58.5 percent of the ceiling.
Meanwhile, the village direct cash assistance program has increased to Rp14.94 trillion or 51.9 percent and the wage subsidy assistance program is at Rp5.07 trillion or 57.7 percent. To read more, click.
Source: Cabinet Secretariat of the Republic of Indonesia
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