Ration Card System Introduced in Gilgit Baltistan
Reporter: Hussain Ali
Sost Gojal, January 19 (Sost Today): The government of Gilgit Baltistan has initiated to conduct a fresh census to issue ration card.
A decision to this effect was taken, after the withdrawal of subsidy on wheat from the federal Government; the Government of Gilgit Baltistan has decided to introduce Ration Card system in GB.
The federal government was providing 2 million subsidized bags of wheat to Gilgit Baltistan through a special package. Last month the federal government withdraws the package, after which the price of wheat per doubled in the region.
In this regards yesterday workshops held in Different parts of Gilgit Baltistan. Ration cards will be issued in three different categories and only the card holder will get wheat from the Govt wheat stores.