Finance Minister Miftah Ismail announces the start of the registration for the Prime Minister’s (PM’s) Petrol Relief Package (Sasta Petrol, Sasta Diesel Scheme), which he announced in his Friday speech. The subsidy would be given to women who are the head of family and earn less than Rs. 40,000 per month, according to the details.
Sasta Petrol Sasta Diesel Scheme
The Petrol Relief Package will offer a Rs. 2,000 subsidy to households with a monthly income of less than Rs. 40,000 in order to relieve them of the burden of the country’s extraordinarily high petrol costs, which have recently increased by Rs. 30 per litre.
Miftah Ismail said during a press conference in Islamabad that households who are already registered in the Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) will receive Rs. 2,000 automatically under the Prime Minister Sasta Petrol Sasta Diesel Scheme,
Petrol subsidy Eligibly Check via Sms to 786
while households who are not registered in BISP can apply for the programe by sending their Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) number to 786 to see if they are eligible.
He further stated that the CNIC belonged to a woman because the Petrol Relief Package subsidy will only be given to a woman head of home with an income of less than Rs. 40,000. He said the subsidy amount was equal to five percent of these family members’ total income, according the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
More than 14 million families are projected to benefit from the Sasta Petrol, Sasta Diesel Scheme, which includes a Rs. 2,000 subsidy. However, it’s important to remember that 7.3 million of these people were already registered in the BISP, thus the remaining families will have to text 786 to apply for the Petrol Relief Package.
How to Apply For Petrol Relief Package?
By sending your CNIC number to 786 and checking your eligibility for the Petrol Relief Package Rs. 2,000 subsidy, you can apply for the programe. However, the CNIC must belong to a woman who is the head of the home, as the Sasta Petrol Sasta Diesel Scheme will only transmit subsidies to women.
According to Federal Finance Minister Miftah Ismail, after you apply / register for the Sasta Petrol Sasta Diesel Scheme by submitting your CNIC to 786, you will be notified of your eligibility within three days. As stated above, only families will revenue less than Rs. 40,000 will be considered for the Petrol Relief Package.