Govt will issue`Ration Cards’ to Poor People Soon: Chairman USC

The government will soon issue`Ration Cards’ to the poor people for the provision of daily items from Utility Stores at affordable rates.

Talking to Radio Pakistan’ News and Current Affairs Channel, the Chairman Utility Stores Corporation (USC) Zulqarnain Khan said all basic food items, including flour, ghee, sugar, cooking oil, rice, and pulses are available on USC outlets at the prices lower than the open market.

He said two billion rupees per month subsidy is being provided for essential commodities.

“I am thankful to PM Imran Khan for listening to our requests and advised the concerned Advisor on Economic Affairs to immediately release Rs. 1.5 billion to ensure the availability of basic commodities on all utility stores, he mentioned.

“As a Chairman of Utility Store Corporation I have shared my number and people can contact me anytime in case of any complain. We will provide subsidy of Rs. 50/kg on oil and Rs. 20/kg on flour“, he infomred.

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