Government Subsidy Eases Ghee Price Hike for Low-Income Families

utility stores corporation slashes prices on ghee and cooking oil nationwide

The government of Pakistan has raised the price of ghee sold at Utility Stores, but introduced a subsidy for Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) eligible individuals to ease the burden. During this period of high inflation, this subsidy helps cushion the impact on low-income families.

The subsidy amounts to Rs. 107 per kilogram, reducing the price for beneficiaries. The government’s relief measures through the Utility Stores Corporation include a historic subsidy of Rs. 12.5 billion, reflecting its commitment to supporting vulnerable segments of society.

BISP beneficiaries can purchase subsidized ghee by presenting their BISP cards at designated Utility Stores.