Here’s how you can avail Prime Minister’s financial assistance for COVID-19 crisis

Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced special relief package for those worst-hit by the financial crisis amid COVID-19 pandemic.

Prime Minister Imran has announced over 1000 billion Rupees (2.7% of Pakistan’s GDP) package for all the segments of the society. The package would assist particularly those who are in need of financial assistance during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown.

Managing Director Utility Store Corporation, Umer Lodhi,  said that following PM’s orders, Utility Stores would be providing food at the doorstep of needy.

  “Labourers, coolies, and daily wagers have suffered, — during the lockdown due to coronavirus across the country —  we will provide them ration on their doorsteps,” Lodhi said.

Relief Package: Breakdown

Relief of daily wage workersRs 200 billion
Relief to ExportersRs 200 billion
Relief to vulnerable familiesRs 120 billion
Medical workers and Government StaffRs 50 billion
Relief on Petrol/DieselRs 50 billion
Relief to SMEsRs 100 billion
Support to Capital marketsRs 30 billion
Funding to utility storesRs 50 billion
NDMARs 13 billion
Payment to Farmers (wheat)Rs 280 billion
Food Items PackageRs 75 billion


How to avail:

If you know someone who is in need of financial assistance, this is what they need to do:

  • You will need your identity card (ID) number, cell number, and name.
  • Type a text message in the following format:Imdad *ID number* *Phone Number* Name*
  • Send it to 8070.

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  • we have sent msg on 8070 but it was sending fail my husband is daily wadger he works in private company, kindly help us

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