IPOH: Nationwide Increased Training Fund Company (PTPTN) debtors are comfortable that loans to purchase computer systems at the moment are accessible for college students as introduced in Finances 2021.
Pupil Muhammad Muhiran Ramli, 20, stated he was glad he would be capable to purchase a brand new pocket book as his present machine was in dangerous form.
“I needed to search assist from my family to purchase a pocket book earlier than as a result of I couldn’t afford one.
“Many college students are borrowing notebooks to do their work,” he stated, including that some had been counting on computer systems offered on campus.
Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz, when tabling Finances 2021 on Friday (Nov 6), introduced an RM100mil allocation for the BSN MyRinggit-i Comsis scheme.
Muhammad Muhiran, nevertheless, was involved in regards to the phrases and situations for the scheme.
“My associates and I are additionally uncertain if all purposes might be accepted and the necessities to be eligible for the mortgage,” he stated.
“Lots of my friends are additionally hoping for extra help for college students,” he added.
One other scholar, who wished to be generally known as Kevin, 23, stated he was wanting ahead to purchasing a brand-new pocket book.
He stated he had been utilizing a second-hand machine he had bought final yr for about RM800 and it had damaged down a number of instances since.
“I needed to borrow one from associates, which was tough since in addition they wanted to make use of it,” he added.
Kevin stated he hoped the scheme would enable those that wanted extra highly effective machines equivalent to graphic design college students to get higher notebooks.