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How you can apply for govt’s sasta petrol scheme

Government’s sasta petrol scheme

Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has announced the introduction of the ‘sasta petrol sasta diesel’ scheme to help Pakistan’s poor. The program’s primary beneficiaries are people with monthly household earnings of less than Rs. 40,000. The government has set aside Rs. 28 billion to help around 14 million underprivileged families across the country.

How to apply for the sasta petrol scheme

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • For registration, provide their Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) number to 786 by SMS.
  • Wait for the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) to send you a message confirming the payment transfer.
  • Residents of Punjab, Sindh, and Balochistan can visit HBL after receiving the message, while residents of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Gilgit Baltistan (GB), and Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) can go to Bank Alfalah to collect an Rs. 2,000 subsidy.
  • The government will provide this assistance to 8 million BISP-registered families. 6 million unregistered families included in the relief quota, and they must show documentation that their monthly household income is less than Rs. 40,000.

The following are the terms and conditions to apply for sasta petrol scheme

  • The relief is available to everyone who is enrolled in BISP.
  • Only one member of a family will be eligible for assistance.
  • Women who are married or widowed are given priority in the program.
  • Male representative to receive subsidy in case of unavailability of a widowed or married woman.
  • Subsidy disbursement to commence soon after completion of registration.

The Finance Ministry has issued a warning about anticipated fuel pricing hikes, which will make daily commuting difficult for a huge number of people.

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