KP govt providing subsidised flour to people: Atif Khan
PESHAWAR – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Food Atif Khan on Thursday said that subsidised flour was being provide to deserving people across all districts for which provincial government had allocated RS35 billion.
In a statement, he said that registered dealers through mobile trucks supplying subsidised flour of 20kg bag at Rs980 and 10kg at Rs490 under the supervision of the district administration.
He said that for clear identification subsidised flour was being sold in green colour bags.
He said that subsidised flour for poor citizens will continue throughout the financial year 2022-23.
The minister said that KP government is also launching Insaf Food Card scheme with Rs26 billion from July 1. He said that one million families will be given Rs2,100 per month under Insaf Food Card.
He said the provincial government was fully aware of inflation and taking all possible steps to provide relief to poor citizens.
He said that strict monitoring have been placed to stop any corruption in distribution of subsidised flour, adding strict legal action if someone found guilty in misusing flour quota.