ISLAMABAD: The Utility Stores Corporation (USC) has announced special discount of up to 10 percent on different edible items on the eve of Eid ul Azha to provide relief to the people.
An official of USC told APP here Thursday that the discount was being provided on different items of different brands including tea, oil, ghee, pulses, spices and beverages at all outlets across the country.
He said that the discount on the essential items was ranging from Rs 3 to Rs 50 specially on branded items.
Regarding sugar shortage, the official said that sugar was available at all USC outlets at the rate of Rs 60 per kg and the government was also mulling to resume subsidy on sugar.
Giving details about the government’s Ramazan Relief Package 2014, the official said that the USC successfully implemented the package and total sale of the USC during the month stood at Rs 19.2 billion.
Moreover, he said that the USC plans to open a new service of pharmacy across the country to provide medicines specially to poor people on discounted rates.