DIPR/ TMB Report
Imphal: Several Assembly Constituencies (ACs) continue to lift their allocated PDS rice from certain godowns located at different parts of the state.
In Imphal East District, Kshetrigao AC today completely lifted its allocated 1,812.80 quintal of rice under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY). With today’s lifting, all the ACs in the District had completed lifting of their PMGKAY rice allocated for July.
Tadubi AC of Senapati District lifted 3,683.95 quintal of rice under PMGKAY, allocated for the month of July, today. The AC also, on 1st August, lifted 1,892.75 quintal of PMGKAY rice and 1,980.95 quintal of rice under National Food Security Act (NFSA) both allocated for August, 2020.
Meanwhile in Imphal West District, there was distribution of 139 quintal of rice to 2,778 migrant workers today. Chingai AC of Ukhrul District had also completed lifting of its allocated quota of rice under PMGKAY for the month of July with 1,355.65 quintal and 1,495.15 quintal being lifted on 31st July and 1st August respectively.
In Thoubal District, Lilong AC reported lifting of 2,015.40 quintal of PMGKAY rice allocated for the current month on 31st July while the same quantity had been distributed to the beneficiaries of the AC on 1st August.
The PDS items allocated under PMGKAY, NFSA and Open Market Sale Scheme (OMSS) are lifted for distribution to the beneficiaries of the State to ensure uninterrupted supply of food grain during the ongoing lockdown.