Registration of informal debt enters the 2nd week. Debt value surges to 4.36 billion.

Bangkok, The Permanent Secretary of the Interior reveals the results of the registration of informal debt into the second week. The total national debt is as high as 4.36 billion baht. More than 82.7 thousand people have registered. He is also emphasizing moving forward with the integration of agencies. Related to fully solving the problem of informal debt.

Mr. Suthipong Chulcharoen, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior Mentioned the opening of registration to solve problems of debt outside the system. Which is entering the 2nd week of opening registration. Today (9 Dec. 2023) is the 9th day. According to information from the Bureau of Investigation and Legal Affairs, Department of Provincial Administration, at 3:30 p.m., it was found that there were a total of people registered. A total of 82,753 cases, an increase of 2,469 cases from yesterday, divided into 75,170 registrations via the online system and 7,583 registrations at the Informal Debt Resolution Center, totaling 53,791 creditors with a total debt value of 4,363.295 million baht, with area/ The top 5 provinces with the most registrants are as follows: 1. Bangkok still has the most, with 5,349 registrants, 4,176 creditors, debt worth 363.834 million baht, followed by 2. Nakhon Si Thammarat. There are 3,473 registered persons, 2,578 creditors, debt amount 183.665 million baht. 3. Songkhla has 3,402 registered persons, 2,239 creditors, debt amount 197.645 million baht. 4. Nakhon Ratchasima has 3,249 registered persons, 1,887 creditors, debt amount 215.936 million baht. 5. Khon Kaen has 2,069 registrants, 1,438 creditors, with debts of 128.501 million baht, while the top 5 provinces with the fewest registrants are: 1. Mae Hong Son has 110 registrants, 71 creditors, with debts of 4.294 million baht; 2. Ranong has 169 registrants, 112 creditors, debt amount 12.561 million baht. 3. Samut Songkhram has 235 registrants, 163 creditors, debt amount 7.201 million baht. 4. Trat has 250 registrants, 123 creditors, debt amount 6.865 million baht, and 5. Singburi has 299 registrants, 182 creditors, debt value 11.550 million baht.

Mr. Suthipong said that yesterday (8 Dec. 2023) Mr. Settha Thavisin, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, along with Mr. Anutin Charnvirakul, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. Has given a policy to solve the problem of informal debt. which is a national agenda given to the provincial governor Police commander, district chief, police station superintendent and related agencies This was emphasized to all civil servants of the Ministry of Interior. As an administrative official who is responsible for relieving suffering, promoting happiness, and coordinating and integrating work with the police. As a guardian of the peace To help the people to have freedom in life. Build morale and encouragement Help the people to be free. Escape from the bondage of informal debt.

Mr. Suthipong said at the end that The Ministry of Interior is still accepting registrations for citizens who have suffered from problems with debt outside the system. both online at or walk-in at the district office or district offices nationwide You can ask for more details at the Damrongtham Center hotline, call 1567, 24 hours a day, or village headman, village headman, and community leaders in the area.

Source: Thai News Agency