BISP and Utility Stores Corporation (USC) has started subsidy Scheme

USC and BISP In response to directives from Prime Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif, has introduced targeted subsidies for essential commodities. The objective is to make five fundamental items – flour, ghee, sugar, pulses, and rice , More accessible to the public at affordable rates. A wide variety of essential items are being provided at utility stores throughout the country, including the own brand of pure spices at low rates with excellent quality.

Individuals who are not currently registered with BISP should visit the nearest BISP Tehsil Offices to complete their registration.

Please be aware that utility stores will now exclusively offer targeted subsidies. Nevertheless, regular consumers are free to make purchases at any utility store throughout the country without any specific requirements.

Sugar, ghee, flour, pulses, and rice are available to the general public at standard rates, which are considerably lower than the prevailing market prices.

Subsidy Rate List

After the targeted subsidy, the following rates will apply for the mentioned commodities:

  • Flour: Rs 648 per 10 kg bag
  • Ghee: Rs 353 per kg
  • Sugar: Rs 100 per kg
  • Pulses and rice: Rs 25 per kg subsidy

Eligibility Criteria for Subsidy

Households that are registered under the Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) and have a poverty index score of PMT_40 or less will be eligible for this subsidy. To avail of the subsidy, registered BISP users must present their original identity card at the counter during their purchase.

If you wish to check your eligibility for the subsidy, you can visit the USC website at

According to the USC, the implementation of this new system aims to guarantee a transparent distribution of subsidized essential commodities (flour, ghee, sugar, pulses, and rice), benefiting deserving individuals while preventing the misuse of subsidies. The USC clarified that customers purchasing items other than those under subsidy will not need national identity cards or OTPs (One-Time Passwords).

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