Punjab government to introduce ration cards, establish fair price shops for relief of general masses

Data of the ration card consumers will be gathered from electricity distribution companies.

  • Fair shops will work on the district level and the government will provide salary and commission to the shopkeepers.
  • A person needs to fulfill the condition of giving Rs 2000 electricity bills to be able to be able to get ration card.
  • The ration card will let its consumer purchase items up to two to 2.5 thousand rupees monthly.

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PTI government ready to give relief to the people. On Sunday, the government of Pakistan has decided to launch ration cards and establish fair price shops for the ease and comfort of the people of Pakistan.

According to the details Punjab industries, the department of commerce and investment briefed Prime Minister Imran Khan on the idea to reduce inflation in the province.

Prime Minister has given a green signal for the establishment of fair price shops and issuance of ration cards.

Salary and Commission to shopkeepers

Fair shops will work on the district level and the government will provide salary and commission to the shopkeepers. District management has to make sure that consumptions of goods are available on the control rate.

Moreover,shopkeepers can only sell things according to the price rate provided by the government. Issuing ration cards is also under consideration for extremely low-income citizens.

Terms and conditions for Ration Card

However, a person needs to fulfill the condition of giving Rs2000 electricity bill to get a ration card.

The ration card will let its consumer purchase items up to two to 2.5 thousand rupees monthly.

In this regard, the government will gather the data of the ration card consumers from electricity distribution companies.

Punjab government is very determined for the implementation of these schemes soon to provide daily items to the people at low and cheap cost.


Also See: Flat Cost Regime: Relief To Customers On Cards As Uniform Electricity Rates To Be Introduced

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  • There are already Utility Stores bleeding the exchequer due to corruption, and hardly benefiting the public. Fair Price shops will be no different.

  • There are already Utility Stores bleeding the exchequer due to corruption, and hardly benefiting the public. Fair Price shops will be no different.


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