Nov 9, 2021 – Islamabad: Ehsaas Rashan Riayat portal opened to register deserving families as well as Kiryana merchants. Describing the modalities of the programme, Dr. Sania said, “Low-income families who want to benefit from the Ehsaas Ration programme will register on the portal with their Computerized National Identity Card Number (CNIC) and a mobile number issued on that CNIC. Only one such person from each household will be eligible to get registered in the Rashan Riayat programme.” Ehsaas Rashan Riayat programme aims to reduce the impact of inflation for the marginalized segments of society. A subsidy of Rs. 1,000 per month will be given to each of the eligible 20 million families on the purchase of flour, cooking oil and pulses. All eligible families will be able to purchase Rashan from the designated Karyana stores of NBP on a 30% subsidy. Ehsaas Rashan portal will also register Kiryana merchants from all over the country. The registration can be carried out through the online Ehsaas Rashan portal: ehsaasrashan.pass.gov.pk.