BIG UPDATE: Ehsaas Rashan Program Registration

BIG UPDATE: Ehsaas Rashan Program Registration


Ehsaas ProgramInaugurated by former Prime Minister Imran Khan in 2019, it was designed to raise the living standards of the underprivileged of our society. Embedded within the broader spectrum of the Ehsaas programme, the initiative was announced by the Government of Pakistan on October 1, 2021 under the leadership of former Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Ehsaas Rashan Program

The Ehsaas program seeks to reduce hunger and poverty by providing ration cards or vouchers to eligible low-income families. These allow them to purchase essential food items at discounted rates from designated utility stores. Ration concession program was launched by former Chief Minister of Punjab Chaudhary Pervez Ilahi in Lahore on October 2, 2022.

Benazir Rashan Program – New Update 2024

The latest update reveals the start of Benazir Ration Program Online Registration 2024. Eligible individuals can now apply and enroll in this program. Under the Ehsaas Ration Programme, beneficiaries get discounts on essential commodities at registered general stores across the country.

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Furthermore, the Ehsaas Ration Program aims to provide additional Rs. Beneficiaries will get Rs 2,000. The move is in response to rising inflation and declining purchasing power of citizens, especially the needy section. Its objective is to ensure that poor persons have sustenance on their table, thereby reducing their struggle for this basic necessity of life.

Ehsaas Rashan Program: Latest Update January 2024

The Ehsaas Ration Program was launched during the tenure of former Prime Minister Imran Khan to tackle hunger and poverty in Pakistan, with the aim of providing food assistance specifically to those in need. Under the leadership of former Chief Minister of Punjab Chaudhary Pervez Ilahi, important steps were taken to streamline the application, registration and issuance of ration cards, simplifying the process for people.

Latest Updates on Ehsaas Rashan Program

This program provides 40% discount to ration card holders, allowing them to purchase essential groceries at discounted rates. Additionally, at the time of floods last year, registered beneficiaries who were heavily affected by floods received an amount of Rs. 4,500 as support.

New Payment Update for Ehsaas Rashan Program 2024

Individuals interested in applying for the Ehsaas Ration Program are advised to verify their eligibility status first. This can be done by sending an SMS to 8123 to check whether they are eligible for the program or not.

Confirmation of eligibility depends on completion of the NSER Dynamic Survey, ensuring that personal and household information is duly entered into the government directories.

Furthermore, the authorities have decided to provide additional Rs. Ehsaas Ration Card beneficiaries will get Rs 2,000 due to the worrying inflation situation as many are struggling to afford even two meals a day. To check payment status:

8171 Visit the Ehsaas Program website.
Enter your valid CNIC in the required fields.
Provide any additional information requested by the portal.
Wait for a while for the portal to process your data.
Verify whether the amount has been received or not.
Once confirmed, the amount can be withdrawn from any ATM.

14 August Ration Relief:

During Pakistan’s 76th Independence Day on August 14, 2023, former Prime Minister Mr. Shahbaz Sharif introduced special discounts on essential food items. Under this initiative, beneficiaries can buy a 10 kg bag of flour for Rs 648, ghee for Rs 353 per kg, sugar for Rs 100 per kg and get a discount of Rs 25 per kg on pulses.

Ehsaas Rashan Program Registration From E-Khidmat Center:

To determine eligibility for the ration program, individuals can enter their ID card details on the Ehsaas program portal. People with PMT score less than 40 should visit their nearest utility store with their ID card to avail the discount.

Ehsaas Rashan Program Registration from E-Khidmat Center:

Persons who are informed that they are not part of the Benazir Income Support Program should visit the nearest e-Khidmat Center established under the Benazir Income Support Program office for immediate registration. After registration, by checking their PMT score, if it is less than 40, they can avail discounts on selected ration supplies at the nearest utility store.

Eligibility for Ehsaas Rashan Program:

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this program:

Residency: Applicants must provide an ID card and other documents to prove their residence in Pakistan.

Income: The monthly income of the applicant should be less than Rs 15,000 per month supported by relevant income proof documents, as the program aims to assist low income people to meet their expenses.

Family Size: Families applying for the Ehsaas Ration Program must have less than six members and must provide their family registration form as proof.

Disability: The program provides assistance to families with a member with a disability, which requires a certificate as proof of disability for eligibility.

Widows and disaster affected families: Widows, flood and earthquake affected families are also beneficiaries under this program, who receive necessary assistance.

As per the recent update announced by Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhary Pervez Ilahi, the new online registration process for the Ehsaas Ration Program includes the following steps:

Ehsaas Rashan Program Online Registration:

1. Families already registered through NADRA or Ehsaas survey should enroll for the program using the new SMS code “8123”.
2. Families who are not yet registered with the Ehsaas Ration Program can register directly at their nearest e-Khidmat Markaz without any intermediary.
3. Punjab government has launched a web portal for individuals to register online for Ehsaas Ration Card.

Tracking Ehsaas Program Payment System:

The Government of Pakistan launched the Ehsaas Tracking Web Portal, which enables eligible individuals to track their Ehsaas Program payments. Eligible individuals can check their payment status by entering their CNIC and phone number.

– Eligible persons can visit registered shops with their ID card to receive Rs. 14,000. People who are not eligible can register, potentially becoming eligible.
– People waiting for confirmation of their eligibility for Ehsaas Ration will receive messages confirming their status on their phone numbers. Eligible persons can collect their ration from registered shops, while those who are not eligible can apply again.
– Those who used to get Rs. Now you will get Rs 4000/- under Ehsaas Ration. 6000/-, additional Rs. 2000/- has been approved by Dr. Sania Nishtar, head of the Ehsaas program.
– For eligible individuals who have not withdrawn their subsidy amount under Ehsaas Ration, subsidy of Rs. After the month of Ramzan, Rs 2,000 will be credited to their accounts.

Ehsaas Ration Programme: New subsidy update of Rs. 4500

In a recent update regarding the Ehsaas Ration Programme, it has been announced that an amount of Rs. A subsidy of Rs 4500 will be provided to eligible and underprivileged families to purchase essential food items. The initiative aims to reduce the financial burden on distressed households struggling with inflation. Previously, the program operated differently.

Initially, 40% subsidy was offered at registered utility stores across the country on selected essential commodities for eligible poor households. Ration cards were distributed to these families so that they could avail the benefit of 40% subsidy. However, the new update specifies that eligible families will now get a direct cash subsidy of Rs 4500 to purchase ration supplies.

List of Karyana Stores Registered for Ehsaas Rashan Program 2024:

People eligible for the Ehsaas Ration Concession Program can avail ration concessions only from Kariana stores registered in this program. List of registered grocery stores offering rebate under Punjab Ehsaas Ration Concession Program is available.

Registration Process for Karyana Stores in Ehsaas Riayat Rashan Program:

Kariyana store owners need to follow these steps to get registered under the Punjab Ehsaas Riyat Ration Program:

1. Visit Ehsaas web portal for registration.
2. Enter the 13 digit ID card number for identity verification.
3. Register using mobile number if not already registered.
4. Take assistance for registration from Bank of Punjab or National Bank of Pakistan.
5. For guidance, contact the helpline of Punjab Ehsaas Ration Reyat Program at 021-111-627-627. Thereafter, a representative of Bank of Punjab or National Bank of Pakistan will assist the store owner in the registration process.

Once registered, eligible individuals meeting the criteria of the Ehsaas Ration Punjab program can purchase goods from the registered Kariyana store and avail the subsidy.