The Utility Stores Corporation has made the announcement to further reduce the prices of ghee and pulses throughout all the utility stores of the nation, as per the reports of local media.
According to the details shared, the price of Daal Masoor and Daal Chana have been cut by Rs.5 to Rs.30.
The prices of Daal Chana decreased by Rs.167 per kg to Rs.160 per kg, whereas the rate of the Masoor Daal has been cut from Rs.135 to Rs.130 per kg, as indicated by the document.
In the same way, the price of branded ghee has been cut by Rs.30 to Rs.170 per kg.
The spokesperson of the utility stores said in a statement that sufficient quantity of the subsidized ghee, sugar, flour and pulses are available on all the stores across the country.
Previously, PM Khan took notice of the general commodities being sold at higher rates at the Utility Stores.
On Twitter, the Special Assistant to the PM on Information Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said that PM Khan had expressed displeasure about the selling of the essential items on higher prices at the USCs despite offering Rs.10 billion subsidy.
PM Khan asked the USCs to make sure that the food items are sold on subsidized rates at the outlets throughout the nation.