Gahmen to Give National Serviceman S$100 When They Marry or Have Children

Posted on Apr 7 2016 - 5:17pm by Redwire Singapore

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Another monetary incentive to marry and have kids.

Senior Minister of State for Defence, Ong Ye Kung, announced in parliament today that national servicemen will get S$100 worth of vouchers when they wed or have children.

Mr Ong also announced enhancements to a programme to reward NSmen who do well during in-camp training and national service courses – the NS Excellence Award.

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All these initiatives are  part of the government’s plan to show more recognition for NSmen.”

It has implemented rewards-based initiatives for serving NS in the past, such as the National Service Recognition Award, where a total of between S$9,000 and S$10,500 is awarded to each citizen NSman by the time he completes his Operationally Ready National Service training cycle.

Other initiatives  include the NSman Tax Relief scheme and the NS Housing, Medical and Education Awards.

 

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