The Federal Cabinet has given approval to a subsidy of two billion rupees per 30 days for a interval of 5 months to Utility Stores Corporation for provision of edible gadgets of each day use to the folks at reasonably priced charges.
A gathering of the federal cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan, was held in Islamabad, the Radio Pakistan reported on Tuesday.
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan giving a briefing to media in Islamabad at present stated this package will assist guarantee availability of flour, sugar, rice and pulses amongst different edible gadgets at USC retailers at affordable charges. The USC has been additional directed that 20 kg flour bag be offered at 800 rupees whereas pulses at 15-20 % much less costs than market.
She stated the federal government can even devise a method to maintain a verify on costs of important edible gadgets.
She stated authorities’s financial workforce, ministry of commerce and different establishments together with Utility Stores Corporation gave an in depth briefing to PM Imran.
The Cabinet gave approval to raise ban on import of sugar to make sure provide of this commodity. She stated export of sugar has been banned and a method is being devised to take away regulatory responsibility on this commodity.
She stated 4.three million girls are being given two thousand rupees month-to-month beneath Ehsaas program. The quantity will attain by seventy million by finish of this yr, benefitting 46.9 folks will profit.