We are living in an age of inflation. The prices of petroleum and food items are touching the sky. There is no relief for needy people who want to live their life without facing challenges to get their basic needs met. And when we say basic needs, items like Atta, Cheeni, and Ghee are a mandatory part of any kitchen. However, the good news is that the ex-prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan has announced an aid program for families who can not afford the pricey food items. The program is called Ehsaas Rashan Program. As the name suggests, Rashan means grocery so this program is offering relief on grocery shopping.
If you want to get this relief, all you need to do is send your CNIC on 8123 and check if you qualify for this grant or not. If you want to know how to register for this program and how to collect these food items, then you need to read this article completely. We will also answer some of your questions in this guide for sure. Also, check our homepage for more information.
How to Check Eligibility for the Ehsaas Rashan Program 2023?
The eligibility process is very necessary to get this aid from the government. Not everyone can get this offer as the aid is limited. So the first thing that you need to do is check for your eligibility. And to check your eligibility, you need to send an SMS to 8123 with your CNIC number. After that, you will receive a follow-up message that will confirm your eligibility for this Rashan relief program.
The grant is now open and people can start applying for this aid. The Federal Minister, Dr. Sania Nishtar, who is a Special Assistant of PASS 8171, said that the Rashan program has now started again. However, the pending request from 12 Jan 2023 is now restored and you will soon get a notice and confirmation message on your mobile.
Also, the new registrations are open now so you have to hurry up and apply for this Rashan relief scheme ASAP. To do this, you need to visit the web portal at https://ehsaas.punjab.gov.pk/ and start the registration process.
The system will scan your details and if you fall into the category of poor, you will get up to 40% discount on grocery items like Atta, Ghee, and Cheeni for sure.
What are the Eligibility Criteria for Ehsaas Rashan Program?
After the change of government in Pakistan, the Rashan Program also changed a bit. Before that, the ex-prime minister of Pakistan Imran Khan introduced and was managing this program. However, after the regime change, the new government of PDM is now managing all the things of this program. So Ch Pervaiz Elahi is now managing this program and checking all the things about this relief scheme.
He now introduced some new Ehsaas ration shops with the name Bismillah General Store. In these stores, people can get آٹا, چینی, گھی, دالیں on 40% discount rate. Here are the discounted prices of these items:
- Rs. 648 Per 10 KG آٹا
- Rs. 89 Per KG چینی
- Rs. 375 Per KG گھی
So to qualify for these discounts, one should pass the qualification requirements. Here are the requirements:
- No monthly income.
- Less than 50,000 monthly income.
- Must belong to a poor and middle-class family.
- Must have a National ID card.
- The phone number is also registered to the applicant’s name.
So these are the main points that you need to pass if you want to get these discounts on your grocery shopping. If you think that you have all these factors, then you can apply for this scheme.
Ehsaas Rashan Program Online Registration 2023
With the Ehsaas Rashan Program registration, beneficiaries can get a 40% discount on basic food items, flour, sugar, and edible oil. These are the three basic needs of any family to run their kitchen.
However, there are two types of subsidies that this program is offering. Not only household beneficiaries can apply for this program but shopkeepers can also get the advantage of this scheme.
The registration for both candidates is different so you need to check it with a complete step-by-step guide.
Here is how to do a registration:
Household Beneferies Registration Process
First we will start with the household beneficiaries and see how they can apply for the Rashan Riayat program.
Registration Via Web Portal
- Open the Ehsaas Rashan program web portal https://ehsaas.punjab.gov.pk/.
- Enter your CNIC and click on Enter.
- You will see your registration eligibility and confirmation as well.
Registration Via Mobile Phone
- Pick up your mobile phone.
- Go to messages and then write a new message.
- Add 8123 as the recipient’s mobile number.
- Write a 13-digit CNIC number in the message body.
- Now send it to 8123.
After some time, you will receive a confirmation message that you can now collect your Rashan from any nearest Karyana store associated with this program.
Shopkeeper Beneficiaries Registration Process
Here is the registration process for shopkeepers who want to get discounts and gifts.
Registration Via Web Portal
- Open the web portal https://ehsaas.punjab.gov.pk/.
- Now choose the option “Dokandaar Register Karain”.
- Enter the following details:
- Full name
- CNIC number
- Mobile number
- Date of birth
- Mother’s name
- Shop City
- Shop address
- NBP district
- NBP Branch Name
- Now submit all this information and that’s it.
Registration Via SMS 8123
- Enter your National Identity Card number in your message box.
- Send it to 8123 and wait for the reply.
- Will receive a reply with confirmation of an 8% discount on your purchases and a chance to win free gifts from the government.
The tariqa to check your eligibility for the Ehsaas Rashan program is very easy. You need to send an SMS to 8123 with your CNIC number.
The Ehsaas Rashan program is a relief on grocery purchases like Atta, Cheeni, and Ghee. The prices are 40% lower for the beneficiaries so they can avail food items at lower prices.
Yes, the cash was Rs. 1000 that is now increased to Rs. 2000 per month for needy families to buy the Rashan for them.
The program is for those who have no source of income to buy groceries and who have income but less than Rs 50000 per month. So it is a relief for those who can not afford these utility items.