Portal Rasmi Pejabat Pengarah Tanah dan Galian Pulau Pinang

State Policy

Senior Citizenship Appreciation Programme

This programme is an appreciation gesture by the Penang State Government to all senior citizens irrespective of their ethnic backgrounds, religions and political ideologies in recognition of their contributions


  • Age: 60 years and above
  • Registered voter in Penang
  • Registered with the Penang State Government for this programme


  • Appreciation token in the form of  RM100 (cash)
  • Every senior citizen who is eligible and registered with the Penang State Government will be awarded RM100 annually
  • Donation of RM1,000 to the family of the registered senior citizen upon his/her demise
  • The family of the registered senior citizen who pass away after 8th March 2010 will be given a donation of RM1,000 in the form of cash for funeral expenses
  • Development of i-Sejahtera Database System
  • A database system (i-Sejahtera) has been developed to monitor this programme implementation

ACHIEVEMENT (up to 18 OCT 2010)

  • Registered eligible senior citizens: 109,920
  • Recipients to date: 91,023
  • Recipients of registered senior citizens who passed away: 374