Jakarta, Nov. 24 -- Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati noted that realization of the regular social protection (perlinsos) budget had reached Rp333.8 trillion as of October 31, 2022.

"Perlinsos is still a safety net for our economy and the community. The realization might not change much from the previous month," the minister noted at the KiTA State Budget Press Conference here on Thursday.

Realization of the regular social protection budget includes several social assistance programs, such as the Family Hope Program assistance to 10 million beneficiary families, the Staple Goods Card assistance to 18.7 million beneficiary families, and Cooking Oil Cash Assistance to 23.9 million beneficiaries.

Moreover, the realization includes th...