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Contemporary system will stop long queues for R350 grant beneficiaries, insists Post Office

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Contemporary system will stop long queues for R350 grant beneficiaries, insists Post Office
The Post Office has offered a system for grant beneficiaries to steer distinct of long queues and be sure social distancing. File drawl.

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Long queues, overcrowding and excessive waiting cases will no longer be a fact for the beneficiaries of the R350 social relief of harm grants – or so says the Post Office.

The Post Office announced on Wednesday it has offered a brand fresh system that will watch specific beneficiaries salvage their grants on designated days relying on the final three digits of their ID numbers. Branches will even gain separate queues to verify social distancing. The system has been offered within the Free Command, the North West, Mpumalanga and Limpopo.

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“The foremost week of the month is reserved for paying grants to the elderly, disability and child grants. The Post Office has offered separate queues at its branches to within the reduction of waiting time and to verify social distancing.

“One queue is reserved for beneficiaries of the R350 grant, while the replacement queue is for all other transactions. There will be queue walkers to study ID numbers to make it possible for the system is applied,” the Post Office talked about.

These are the pay dates and numbers:

  • Monday — 083 and 088
  • Tuesday — 083 and 088
  • Wednesday — 080 and 089
  • Thursday — 081 and 086
  • Friday — 082 and 087.

There need to now not any grant payouts on weekends.

Grant extension 

The grant was as soon as offered in Might per chance final year to invent relief for unemployed early life after SA went on lockdown in March.

In his narrate of the nation take care of two weeks within the past, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the grant, which had expired in January, would be extended for a extra three months.

Ramaphosa talked about the grant had confirmed to be a lifeline for hundreds of hundreds of uncomfortable South Africans.

“Now we gain got therefore decided to prolong the duration for the special Covid-19 grant of R350 by a extra three months. This has confirmed to be an effective and atmosphere friendly brief-time duration measure to within the reduction of the immediate impact on the livelihoods of uncomfortable South Africans,” he talked about.

BY Cebelihle Bhengu

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Contemporary system will stop long queues for R350 grant beneficiaries, insists Post Office