FAQ

Social Amenities Programme (SAP) – Village Street Lights
  1. What is the job scope for the Village Street Lights (LJK)?The job scope for the project are as follows:Capital CostCapital Cost is the instrumentation cost for 150 Watt lights, transportation and installation at the rate of RM484.00 per unit in Peninsula Malaysia), 70 Watt at RM650.00 per unit for Sabah and RM730.00 (0.45 metre and 2.45 metre brackets) for Sarawak.Operational and Maintenance Costs< >The operational and maintenance costs comprises of the cost of electricity used (electricity bill) and the changing of bulbs/cleaning of bulb covers. The cost is RM13.58/month/unit(Peninsula Malaysia), RM7.56/month/unit (Sabah) and RM11.84/month/unit (Sarawak). The electricity cost is the recurrent cost that requires annual allocation and payable to the State Electricity Board (PBEN) which is Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), Syarikat SESCO Berhad and Sabah Electricity Sdn. Bhd.(SESB).The operational and maintenance costs for lights installed and funded by individual parties, certain committees such as the mosque Committees and LAs prior to the implementation of this programme as well as public lights installed by PBEN such as lights at junctions of main roads and roads leading up to villages or settlements will not be funded by MRRD.How are the methods of application and information on PAMS obtained? Applications can be made via:< >Submit the application letter directly to the Ministry.Application through the District Office/State Development Office.Application through the Member of Parliament/State Legislative Assembly Memberwww.wearerocketeer.com/kplb/.
  2. What are the criteria for villages that qualify to apply for LJK?
    • All villages either in the urban or rural areas, including villages within the LA administration area that receives electricity supply through grid line connection qualifies to be considered for the installation of lights.
    • This programme covers the settlement areas or villages under the FELDA Programme, however, the implementation and funding of the installation and maintenance costs for the programme have been entrusted by the Government to FELDA.
    • This programme does not cover villages that have not received electricity supply through the grid line connection. It also does not cover traditional villages outside of or within the LA administration areas which have been installed with street lights and funded by the LA, including the housing and resettlement areas developed by private parties or individuals.
    • For villages that are supplied with electricity through the Solar System, the street lights in front of public buildings in the villages are already included under the system.
  3. What are the selection criteria under PAMS?The selection of PAMS projects must fulfil the following criteria:< >The projects carried out are in the rural or suburban areas and outside of the Local Authority (LA) operational area or any areas deemed appropriate by the YB Minister;The projects are for public use to be shared and becomes the focal point for local community and those in the surrounding areas;Small projects estimated worth at RM200,000.00 and below;Projects involving building premises such as Multipurpose Halls, Community Halls and others must be built on lands registered under the Commissioner of Federal Lands (PTG); andAny exception from the criteria stated above must be approved by MRRD.How to apply for projects under PAMS?
    •  All applications for projects under PAMS must be submitted through the District Office (at district level) or the State Development Office and Federal Development Department (PPN/JPP) at state level.
    • The applications will be coordinated by coordinated by PPN/JPP and submitted to MRRD for consideration and approval.
  4. Who to contact to obtain the MRRD Housing Assistance Programme?

    Bahagian Infrastruktur (Infrastructure Division) Aras 23, Kementerian Kemajuan Luar Bandar dan Wilayah (KKLW) No 47, Persiaran Perdana, Presint 4 Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan 62100 PUTRAJAYA Tel: 03 – 8891 2000 Faks: 03 – 8888 2337