Mitra's mission is to empower the Indian community for sustainable growth, says its DG S Letchumanan.
Minister Waytha Moorthy says RM2bil had purportedly been disbursed to implement programmes for the Indian community; Sedic being restructured.
COMMENT | This is the tip of an iceberg of financially lucrative programmes that have been hijacked.
YOURSAY | ‘Do in 100 days for Indians what MIC and Umno could not in 61 years.’
She says there is no reason to continue with the previous government's failed methods.
UPDATED 4.19PM | But the department must first undergo an audit before it is rebranded, they say.
MIC's Kamalanathan says that the Sedic programme will eventually help 100,000 Indian M'sians.