Ehsaas Rashan Riayat Program was launched in 2019 by former Prime Minister Imran Khan with the aim to make improvements in the living standards of the needy and unprivileged segments of our society. There are several initiatives under the broader umbrella of the Ehsaas program and the Ehsaas Rashan program is one of those initiatives. It was announced by the Government of Pakistan on 1st October 2021 under the leadership of Former PM Imran Khan.
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The program was aimed at reducing hunger and poverty and providing low-income and eligible households with ration cards or vouchers, which they could use to obtain essential food items from designated utility stores at subsidized rates. On 2nd October 2022, the Ehsaas Rashan program was launched by Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi in Lahore by the former Chief Minister of Punjab.
Eligibility of Ehsaas Rashan Riayat
Applicants must fall in the following criteria to be eligible for the Ehsaas Rashan Riayat.
Residency: Applicants who are applying for the Ehsaas Rashan program are supposed to provide an ID card and other documents to prove that he is a resident of Pakistan.
Income: To become eligible for this program the applicant’s monthly income should be less than 15000 per month. For this purpose, the applicants should provide the relevant documents which give proof of their income. The reason for this criterion is that the government wants to help out people to meet their expenses who have low income.
Family size: Applicants applying for Ehsaas ration program must have a family size of less than six individuals. If the applicants are eligible for this program they must provide the government with their family registration form as proof.
Disability: This program not only provides support to low-income families in our community but to those also who have anyone disabled in the family. The applicants just have to give a certificate as proof of disability to a person in the family.
Widows and families affected by natural disasters: This program lends support to those widows as well as to flood and earthquake affectees.
Ehsaas Rashan Riayat Registration
Under the Ehsaas Rashan Riayat new update needy and poor people of Pakistan will get a 40% off on groceries like rice, oil, sugar, etc. The former Prime Minister Imran Khan instructed former Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi to implement a subsidy program amounting to Rs.100 billion for essential food items, targeting 8 million underprivileged families including flood victims.
The Government of Pakistan has updated the Ehsaas Rashan Program and introduced the Free Atta program under it. According to this, every citizen of Pakistan will receive 3 bags of 10kg of Atta at no cost. Individuals who are eligible for the Ehsaas Rashan program can avail themselves of the free Atta, while those who are not eligible for the free Atta scheme can also receive it. Eligible individuals can obtain 3 bags of 10kg Atta, whereas ineligible or unregistered individuals will receive a 10kg bag only.
Ehsaas Rashan Riayat Online Registration
According to the Ehsaas Rashan Riayat new update, the Chief Minister of Punjab, Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, has announced the following registration process for the Ehsaas Rashan Program 2023-24.
- Families already registered with Ehsaas Rashan Riayat via NADRA or Ehsaas Survey need to enroll for the program using the new SMS code “8123“.
- If a family is not yet registered with Ehsaas Rashan Program, they can register by visiting at their nearest e-Khidmat Markaz without any intermediaries.
- The Punjab Government has launched a web portal where individuals can register for the Ehsaas Rashan Card online.
How to Track Ehsaas Program Payment System?
The Government of Pakistan has launched the Ehsaas Tracking web portal, which allows eligible individuals to track their Ehsaas Program payments. By entering their CNIC and phone numbers on the portal, eligible individuals can check their payment status. If eligible, they can visit registered shops with their ID cards to receive Rs. 14,000. Those who are not eligible can register themselves to potentially become eligible.
People waiting to check their eligibility for Ehsaas Rashan will get confirmation messages on their phone numbers whether or not they are eligible. Eligible individuals can then collect their ration from registered shops, while those who are not eligible can reapply.
Those who have gotten Rs. 4000/- under Ehsaas Rashan will now get Rs. 6000/- as an additional Rs. 2000/- has been approved by the Chief of the Ehsaas Program Dr. Sania Nishtar. For those eligible for Ehsaas Ration but haven’t withdrawn their subsidy amount, a subsidy of Rs. 2,000 will be credited to their accounts starting after the month of Ramadan.
Ehsaas Rashan Riayat 4500 Subsidy New Update
According to the new update in the Ehsaas Rashan program, an amount of Rs. 4500 as a subsidy will be provided to the poor and deserving families for Rashan. This initiative is taken to provide relief to the poor and distressed families in this inflation. Previously, the process of the Ehsaas Rashan program was different.
A 40% off was provided as a subsidy at registered utility stores across the country for poor families on selected utility items. Rashan cards were distributed among the eligible families for getting 40% off as a subsidy but now eligible households will get an amount of 4500 rupees for Rashan.
List of Karyana Stores registered for Ehsaas Rashan Program 2023
The persons who are eligible for the Ehsaas Rashan program can receive a Rashan discount only from those Haryana stores that are registered in this program. Have a look at the list of registered Karyana stores to get discounts from the Ehsaas Rashan Riayat program.
How can Karyana stores get registered from the Ehsaas Riayat Rashan program?
A Karyana store owner must follow these steps to get registration from the Ehsaas Riayat Rashan program.
- The first step should be to visit the Ehsaas web portal.
- For the verification of the identity, the Karyana store owner has to enter his ID card’s 13-digit number.
- Karyana store owner can register himself with his mobile number if he is not registered yet.
- There is another way to get registration to seek help from the Bank of Punjab or the National Bank of Pakistan.
- The store owner can call the helpline number of the Ehsaas Rashan riayat program at 021-111-627-627 for registration. Then a person will contact the store owner either from the Bank of Punjab or the National Bank of Pakistan.
Then a person who falls in the eligibility criteria for the Ehsaas Rashan Riayat program can buy goods from a karyana store.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I get registered in Ehsaas Rashan Program?
Families already registered with Ehsaas Rashan Program via NADRA or Ehsaas Survey need to enroll for the program using the new SMS code “8123.
What percentage of Subsidiary is being provided under the Ehsaas Rashan program’s new update?
Under the Ehsaas Rashan program’s new update, the needy and poor households of our country will get a 40% discount on groceries like rice, oil, sugar, etc.
How to check the payment status of the Ehsaas Rashan program?
By entering their CNIC and phone numbers on the web portal of the Ehsaas Rashan program, eligible individuals can check their payment status.
The Ehsaas Rashan program is an initiative under the broader Ehsaas Program, aimed at reducing poverty and hunger among the poor and vulnerable segments of our society and improving their lifestyle. Under this program, Rashan cards are distributed to eligible households.
These cards enable the person to buy groceries from utility stores at subsidized rates. According to the Ehsaas Rashan program’s new update, eligible households will get a 40% discount on groceries like rice, oil, sugar, etc. People who want to get themselves registered under this program should visit their nearest Khidmat Markaz and those who are already registered under the Ehsaas program can register via SMS to ‘’8123’’.