Johannesburg, South Africa – The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has announced the social grant payment dates for March 2023. The announcement was made on Monday, February 20th, 2023, and affects millions of South Africans who rely on these grants for their daily survival.
According to the announcement, older persons will receive their social grants on March 2, 2023, while those receiving disability grants can expect their payments on March 3, 2023. For all other grants, the payment date is set for March 6, 2023.
It is important to note that there is no fixed payment date for the special COVID-19 SRD R350 Grant. The grant was introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and has been extended multiple times since its inception. Recipients of the SRD R350 Grant are advised to regularly check their bank accounts for payments.
SASSA has urged all social grant recipients to take note of these payment dates and ensure that their accounts are active and up to date. Failure to do so may result in delayed or cancelled payments. Recipients are also advised to keep their personal details updated with SASSA to avoid any complications in the payment process.
Social grants are a lifeline for many South Africans, especially the most vulnerable members of society. The timely payment of these grants is critical in ensuring that recipients are able to meet their basic needs and maintain their dignity.
SASSA has assured the public that it is committed to ensuring that social grant payments are made on time and efficiently. Recipients are encouraged to contact SASSA if they have any queries or concerns regarding their payments.
The announcement of social grant payment dates for March 2023 by SASSA provides much-needed clarity and certainty for millions of South Africans. The payment dates should be noted by all recipients to ensure that they receive their grants on time and without any complications.
Source : SASSA