A major initiative of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government for low-income families, a food card scheme has been launched to provide free rations to low-income families.
Cash will be provided to households earning less than Rs. 25,000 per month for purchasing groceries. Rs. It will cost Rs 26 billion annually.
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Food Department and Bank of Khyber for the implementation of the scheme. Fulfilled another promise.
Initially, assistance will be provided to 1 million low-income families. In the next phase, more families will be included in the scheme and the scheme will be formally launched from July 1.