The people were also heard in the budget, preparations for giving big relief, details of the package came to light
ISLAMABAD: The federal government has started considering new subsidies for basic necessities in the next financial year 2020-21 in view of the situation created due to corona virus. Talks with the concerned ministries on various proposals in this regard.
The conversation is ongoing. Sources said that these measures are being taken to protect the poor from famine and inflation under which subsidy on flour, sugar, rice, pulses and milk will be given to the poor people. Will go along with it
Under the Ehsas program, various items will be provided to the people at cheaper rates, the subsidy will also be given to mill owners and suppliers so that they can supply basic items at lower prices, according to sources.
Will be finalized till the budget speech, the terms of payment in the subsidy package are being fixed, the policy rate of SBP is also likely to be further reduced to make the package a success, new for the package from international institutions. Grants and loans on easy terms will also be obtained.