Over Rs.900 Bln Fixed For Subsidy On Essential Items To Help Poor Families: SAPM
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 25th Sep, 2021 ) :Special Assistant to Prime Minister on food Security Jamshed Iqbal Cheema on Friday said that Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI), government is going to launch a mega program in October, for providing subsidy on essential items to poor families.
The targeted subsidy would be granted to people of low income group, he informed.
Rs.256 billion would be utilized from Ahsaas program, while Rs.680 billion had been fixed from other resources for helping the masses so that they could buy essential items at subsidized rates, he stated.
Replying to a question about problems of farmer community, he said the government has already given subsidy to farmers for purchasing fertilizer and seeds for better crops.