USC to provide essential commodities on subsidized rates

Under the Prime Minister’s Relief Package, essential food items will be provided at subsidized rates at the Utility Stores Corporation outlets across the country from Sunday.

Keeping in mind the difficulties and problems faced by the people, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has announced to provide targeted subsidies on basic food items through Utility Stores Corporation. These items include flour, sugar, ghee, rice, and pulses.

Consumers enrolled in the Benazir Income support Program are elagible to get the food items on subsidized rates from the Utility Stores outlets.

Meanwhile, the Utility Stores Corporation has asked its all consumers and customers to SMS their Computerized National Identity Card numbers from their mobile phones to 5566 and they will receive a one-time password after which they can avail subsidy and purchase items.

Source: Radio Pakistan