Imphal: Several Assembly Constituencies (ACs) of the State continue to lift PDS items, specially rice, allocated for June 2020 from certain godowns located at various parts of the State. The lifted PDS items are for distribution to the beneficiaries of the ACs.
In Imphal West District, a total of 2,644.45 quintal of rice under National Food Security Act (NFSA) was lifted today. The lifted rice consisted of 1,846.6 quintal for Lamshang AC and 797.85 quintal for Langthabal AC. With the above lifting, the two ACs had completely lifted its allocated quantity of NFSA rice for June, 2020.
Mao AC of Senapati District reported lifting of 1,983.92 quintal of rice under NFSA today. The AC also lifted 2,268.53 quintal of rice under the scheme on 5th June, 2020.
Ukhrul AC and Chingai AC of Ukhrul District today lifted 546.35 quintal and 1,031.45 quintal of rice under NFSA respectively from Ukhrul FCI godown. Ukhrul AC also lifted 1,220.15 quintal of rice under the same scheme on 5th June, 2020.
In Tamenglong District too, lifting of 85.28 quintal of rice under NFSA was carried on for its Tamei AC of Tousem Sub-Division from FCI godown, Jiribam on 5th June, 2020. There was lifting of 590 quintal of NFSA rice for Tamenglong AC as well from FCS, Sanagaiprou on the same day.
It may be mentioned that the State Government had been taking up concerted efforts, by distributing PDS items to the residents of the State, to ensure availability of foodgrain during the ongoing lockdown.