9.6 million households registered beneath Rashan Low cost Programme: Fawad

Minister for Info and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has mentioned that 9.6 million households and greater than 10 thousand retail shops, thus far, have been registered beneath Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Rashan Low cost Programme.

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“The quantity is steadily rising,” mentioned the minister on Twitter at this time.

He mentioned that 20 million households would get a 30% subsidy on flour, pulses and ghee by way of the programme.


Seven hundred thousand grocery shops would additionally turn out to be a supply of offering a subsidy of Rs120 billion to the households, Chaudhry added.

PM’s ‘Ehsas Rashan Program’ was receiving an amazing response from the general public.

Earlier, PM Imran had directed the authorities involved to hurry up the registration course of for the Ehsaas Ration Programme to profit the utmost variety of poor households.

Chairing a gathering, he had additionally requested officers to contain district authorities authorities to boost consciousness amongst kiryana (small native outlets) shops, and the potential beneficiaries on this regard.

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Beneath the programme, 20 million households with earnings beneath Rs50,000 and people, who fall beneath a sure poverty rating, will likely be entitled to obtain a reduction of Rs1000 month on the acquisition of flour, pulses, cooking oil and ghee.

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