Thursday, October 28, 2010


Would like to share some information i obtained from the Minister of Human Resources with regards to the Plantation Workers status and condition, here it goes;

  1. There are 73 plantations in this country that have build a total of 6,364 houses which was sold to the workers. Amongst the plantation that has done so are as follows;

          a) Kumpulan Guthrie Berhad;
          b) Sime Plantation;
          c) Golden Hope Plantation;
          d) Asiatic Development Bhd.;
          e) Taiko Plantations Sdn. Bhd.;
          f) National Land Finance Cooperative Society (NLFCS);
          g) EPA Management Sdn. Bhd.
          h)Boustead Estate Agency Sdn. Bhd and a few others.

2.     To assist estate workers to own houses, the Government will provide Skim Pembiayaan Perumahan Kos Rendah with an allocation of RM50 million, managed by Bank Simpanan Nasional. The scheme is open to all Malaysian permanent estate workers to assist them to obtain housing loan with a maximum of RM60,000 for the purchase of low-cost houses at 4% interest rate and a repayment period up to 40 years extending to the second generation.

3.       There are a total of 75,264 estate workers in Malaysia and the breakdown is as follows;

         a) Malays 40,965 = 54.4%
         b) Indians 15,519 = 20.6%
         c) Chinese 4,035 = 5.4%
         d) Others 14,745 = 19.6%

1 comment:

stanley said...

Thanks for the info now i can use it for my road trip around the country to see the distribution of funds for the E-Kasih & A Azam scheme

I will start my road trip on 15/11/20001 to Sungei Patani