Each day Utility stores sell 2600 ton flour and 2000 ton sugar, briefed the USC MD in a session convened by PM right ahead of Ramazan
The yoY table showed a total of 8.7 pc increase in CPI for the month of Feb this year when compared with the same month last year
Sensitive Price Indicator collectively computes the prices of 51 essential items from its basket out of which 25 have recorded price increase
PM Imran Khan chaired a high-level meeting to mull over steps for reducing the prices of essential items.
The Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet on Thursday approved the continuation of general subsidy on five essential items through Utility Stores Corporation till 30th of June.
The inflation rate recorded up to the year's lowest figure during the last week of December 2020.
In an effort to provide relief to the masses, Federal Finance Minister Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh on Monday directed to take all possible measures to bring down prices of essential items, including eggs, wheat flour and vegetables.