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  • Allocate $20 billion to purchase 60 properties for providing over 130 welfare facilities
  • Allocate $200 million from the Lotteries Fund to provide Wi-Fi service to welfare facilities, and encourage them to make use of technology products to enhance services
  • Allocate $1.36 billion to provide 500 residential care places and 300 subsidised day care places for the elderly, and to launch a pilot scheme to offer outreach services for private elderly homes
  • Allocate $290 million funding to strengthen rehabilitation services, including increasing service places, support centres and relevant manpower
  • Allocate $1.298 billion to enhance services for toddlers, children and youths, including increasing the number of school social workers to two per secondary school
  • Inject $150 million into the Enhancing Self-Reliance Through District Partnership Programme

Nurture Talent

  • Allocate $500 million to implement the IT Innovation Lab in the coming 3 school years; each aided secondary school will be granted $1 million to help students to build IT foundation
  • Allocate $200 million to expand the Apprenticeship Scheme for the Construction Industry and increase the allowances for trainees, and encourage workers to pursue further training

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