Various Support Schemes for Seniors (LHZB, Forum, Pg 10)
We refer to the two recent letters regarding the Pioneer Generation Package (“确保少数国人获得建国一代配套”,25 Aug) and (“被忽略的建国一代”,7 Sep).
The Pioneer Generation Package was created to recognise and honour Singapore’s Pioneer Generation. We recognise that there are some Singaporeans who may fall outside of the citizenship cut-off date for the Package. Citizens who marginally miss out on the citizenship criterion, but have good claims to be counted among the Pioneer Generation, can appeal for the Pioneer Generation Package.
The Government acknowledges and appreciates the contributions that Singaporeans have made to nation-building. Besides the Pioneer Generation Package, there are many support schemes for seniors, including:
We welcome the feedback given. Thank you.