KP govt operating three relief oriented schemes: Atif

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Food, Science & Information Technology and Youth Affairs, Atif Khan on Wednesday said that the provincial government, besides initiating flagship projects like Sehat Insaf Card is also launching Rs.35 billion subsidized flour provision schemes and Rs.26 billion Insaf Food Card Scheme to provide relief to the people of the province.

Under the scheme, he said one million families of the province would be provided an assistance of Rs.2100 per month. He expressed these views while presiding over a meeting regarding progress on Insaf Food Card scheme here on Wednesday. Besides, Secretary Food, Mushtaq Ahmad and senior management of the Bank of Khyber and other concerned authorities also attended the meeting.

Briefing the provincial minister it was told that in the first phase of the scheme, Food Cards would be provided to 350000 families and the remaining 650000 would be provided the facility in the second phase.

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