Minister of Social Development Lindiwe Zulu says the department will make an announcement tomorrow on the date for applications of the reinstated R350 social relief grant.

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the grant will be paid out until March next year and will now include unemployed caregivers.

Ramaphosa said R27 billion had been set aside for this purpose.

However, Zulu says the target is to start paying out to those eligible by end of this month. Zulu has urged the previous beneficiaries to also reapply.

“It is not a new process. It will be a new process for those who are applying for the very first time but otherwise the process is going to be the same as it was before. Safe to say that there is a new category of people who are going to be applying. These are the caregivers who have been excluded the previous time,” says Zulu.

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