Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar held a meeting with Chief Minister Punjab, Sardar Usman Buzdar in Lahore today [Thursday].
During the meeting, they discussed federal-provincial collaborations under Ehsaas Rashan Riayat.
Speaking on the occassion, she said under federal-provincial cost sharing arrangement, budget of the Rashan programme for the next six months is 120 billion rupees.
Later, speaking to media, Dr. Sania explained that families with monthly income less than 50,000 rupees can register through 8171 service.
She said that subsidy of 1,000 rupees per month will be given on flour, ghee/cooking oil and pulses to each of the eligible 20 million families.