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Hours after PM’s subsidy announcement, utility stores increase prices of oil and ghee

Hours after PM Imran Khan’s relief subsidy announcement, utility stores increase prices of oil and ghee!

PM Imran Khan announced an Rs120bn subsidy package for 20m most vulnerable families of the country on Wednesday.

However, soon after PM’s address to the nation about giving subsidy on ghee ended, the utility stores issued notification of increasing ghee and oil prices.

According to the notification, the cooking oil of different brands has been increased up to Rs65 per liter at Utility Stores, while the price of ghee has been increased up to Rs53 per kg, with an immediate effect.

It may be recalled that prices of ghee and cooking oil of various brands were increased at Utility Stores a few days ago as well.

As being reported the prices of ghee have been increased by Rs53 per kg and cooking oils by Rs65 per liter.

The new  prices of various brands of ghee and cooking oil are:

  • Eva Ghee has gone up from Rs335 to Rs383 per kg,
  • Dalda Ghee 393 per kg,
  • Talu ghee Rs368 per kg,
  • Habib Ghee Rs 390 per kg,
  • Meezan Ghee Rs 377 per kg
  • Dalda Cooking Oil has gone up to Rs400 per litre
  • EVA Cooking Oil from Rs347 to Rs410 per litre
  • Habib Oil Rs398 per litre.


Earlier PM Imran Khan in his televised address to the nation announced an Rs120-billion relief package for the most vulnerable segments of the population.

As per the announcement citizens will be able to avail of a 30% discount on three basic edible items, including ghee, wheat, and pulses, under targeted subsidy for six months

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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