PR-led Selangor State Government Initiatives

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  • Free Water Supply

    Free Water Supply
    The Selangor state government provided free use of water supply for first 20 cubic meters for domestic consumers to reduce financial burden. Phtoograph from
  • Launch of 'Merakyatkan Ekonomi Selangor' (Economy for Citizenry)

    Launched the “Merakyatkan Ekonomi Selangor” (MES or loosely translated Economy for Citizenry) agenda which hosts a series of programs aimed to relieve the burden of the rakyat especially in the face of the current challenging economic scenario which has a direct impact on standard of living.
  • SELCAT established

    SELCAT established
    Selcat - The Select Committee on Competency, Accountability and Transparency (Selcat), a six-member panel consisting of state assemblymen which holds public hearings to investigate state issues.
    The parliamentary committee has successfully exposed the alleged illegal transfer of RM9.9 million fund with Balkis and RM1.7 million spent by form Selangor Chief Minister Mohd Khir Toyo to visit two Disneyland theme parks in the United States and France. Photograph from http://web1.themalaysianinside
  • Phase 2 of 'Merakyatian Ekonomi Selangor' launched

    Phase two of Merakyatkan Ekonomi Selangor launched with six more programs aimed to provide assistance to government servants, disabled community, and orphans.
  • First Public Hearing of SELCAT

    The first Public Hearing by the Select Committee on Competency, Accountability & Transparency (SELCAT) of the Selangor State Legislative Assembly is being conducted from March 23rd - 31st 2009.
  • Declassified documents on Official Secrets Act

    Declassified documents on Official Secrets Act
    Declassified the investigation report over the Bukit Antarabangsa landslide tragedy under Section 2(C) of the Official Secrets Act. Photograph from
  • Exposure of Biro Tata Negara's controversial courses

    Students were banned from attending Bro Tata Negara's controversial courses due to reports that what happened in the course was an indoctrination process by the Barisan National Government that created a racist phenomena seeking to divide the multi racial and multi religious community of Malaysia.
  • International Conference on Urban Regeneration Towards Selangor's Sustainable Future held

    International Conference on Urban Regeneration Towards Selangor's Sustainable Future held
    In December 2009, Selangor concluded its International Conference on Urban Regeneration Towards Selangor’s Sustainable Future, which concluded that all state development must be conducted holistically and comprehensively, taking into consideration all social, physical, and environmental needs.
  • Pakatan Rakyat's Common Policy Platform (CPP) was unveiled

    Pakatan Rakyat's Common Policy Platform (CPP) was unveiled
    During the December 19th 2009 Convention, the Pakatan Rakyat’s Common Policy Platform (CPP) was unveiled, which includes environmental policies of recycling, controlled deforestation, studying alternative energy resources, restricting hillslope development, reducing carbon emission rates, and ensuring sustainable growth and green development by introducing infrastructure for a low-carbon economy and more green-based industries. Photograph from
  • Financial contribution to student education

    A one-off financial contribution of RM1,000 to every student from a poor family who managed to secure a place in a local university cost the state government RM 7 .7 million in 2009.
  • Program called Mammogram Selangor launched

    Program called Mammogram Selangor launched
    A little known program by the state government - Mammogram Selangor - which provides free breast cancer screening for women. It was started in mid-2010 and has since benefitted more than 3600 women in the state as of January 2011.
    State government approved total of 1 million RM to provide 56000 women to get free screening mammograms Photograph from
  • Microcredit schemes established

    Microcredit schemes established to reduce household poverty, especially in rural areas
  • Freedom of Information Act drafted

    The draft of the FOI allows for the people to acknowledge their right to information held by the government, and the state a right to reveal information. Read more
  • MimBar launched

    MimBar launched
    Mimbar (skim mikrokredit mission bandar) launched Photograph from
  • Selangor State Government's revenus increased by 200 million RM in the first six months of 2011

  • Cash reserve increase compared to December 2010

    Cash reserve by June 20th, 2011 stood at 1,100 million RM compared to 918 million RM on December 31st
  • Selangor State Government Budget for 2012 proposed

    The Selangor TimesPakatan Rakyat's Shadow Budget for 2012 proposes to cap government expenditure and reduce wastage to channel more resources to lower income groups.
    - Prepared budget at 220 billion RM - mainly targeted to help bottom 60% with household earnings less than RM 3000 a month.
    - RM 10 billion reduction of Prime Minister's Department Budget to Rm 5 billion from the current RM 15 billion
    - Benefits include RM 1000 annual bonuses for senior citizens above 60 and homemakers who earn below RM 1500 monthly
  • National minimum wage for 2012 proposed

    Plans to set the national minimum wage at RM 1,100 to help workers whether the global economic downturn.