RM40 Electric Bill Rebate Programme
The RM40 Electric Bill Rebate Programme is a targeted government assistance program to finance monthly electricity bills of up to RM40 to those who are underprivileged and registered in the e-Kasih system. The program was announced by the Government in 2019 Budget Speech on 2nd November 2018.
This RM40 Electric Bill Rebate Programme is a new programme introduced starting from 1 January 2019. This programme replaces the RM20 Electric Bill Rebate Programme which ended in December 2018. From 1 January 2021 until 31 December 2021, this program will continue with “Miskin Tegar “ only.
Eligibility for e-Kasih can be made at the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) portal at semakanrebat.ketsa.gov.my or by contacting MyGCC at 03-8000 8000. Users can also check e-Kasih's eligibility by calling TNB Careline at 1-300-88-5454 or making a direct review at the nearby Kedai Tenaga.
For eligible e-Kasih users without TNB registered accounts, applications may be submitted to declare third-party accounts by filling in the application form at any of the nearest “Kedai Tenaga”.
For users who are not eligible after the review is made and wish to register in the e-Kasih program, the user is required to refer to the Federal Development Office/Federal Development Department (PPPN/JPP), Implementation Coordination Unit, Prime Minister's Department (ICU JPM) in state level / District Development Unit. Data from e-Kasih is made by survey and registered by PPPN/JPP ICU JPM Offices at state level.
To apply for a RM40 Electric Bill Rebate, the user must submit the RM40 Rebate Application Form & a copy of the Identity Card as supporting document.X