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 commodities at the subsidized rates will be provided at the nationwide utility stores.
The Utility Stores Corporation would subsidize 19 essential items
The increase in Ghee and cooking oil prices will not reflect on other subsidized items available on reduced rates due to subsidy, USC sources said
Prices of ghee, cooking oil, shampoos, tea, whitener, dry milk have been increased.
The new list marks Rs22- to 25 jump in cooking oil price while 1.4-kilogram tea whitener packet has been made Rs97 costlier.
Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar said on Sunday that the government is providing sugar at a reduced price of Rs68 per kilogram at utility stores.
It paid a total of Rs7.09 billion tax from July 2019 until May 2020
Murad Saeed said inflation has declined from 14.6 percent in January this year to 8.6 percent in June this year due to proactive policy and administrative measures of the government.
An agreement has been signed between Utility Stores Corporation (USC) and Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI) for providing basic commodities on discounted rates to the registered people.