Assembly Constituencies continue to lift allocated PDS items

DIPR/ TMB Report

Imphal: PDS items allocated to Assembly Constituencies (ACs) of the State continued to be lifted from certain godowns located at various parts of the State. The lifted items are meant for distribution to the beneficiaries of the ACs.

In Churachandpur District, Thanlon AC (Mualnuam) and Singngat AC lifted 375.75 quintal and 1,162.60 quintal of rice respectively today thereby completing their allocated quotas  for the current month under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY). Also under National Food Security Act (NFSA), Thanlon AC (Mualnuam) completely lifted its allocated 395.60 quintal rice today.

Ukhrul AC too completed lifting of its NFSA rice, allocated for the month of August, with 967.1 quintal being lifted today from FCI godown, Ukhrul.

Kakching AC had completely lifted PMGKAY rice allocated to its 4 ACs for the current month with 228.64 quintal being lifted today for its Wabagai AC.          Under the scheme, Hiyanglam AC and Kakching AC reported lifting of 1,628.20 quintal and 1,765.50 quintal of rice respectively on 17th of this month. While another 1,409.50 quintal and 1,730.90 quintal of rice was lifted for Sugnu AC and Wabagai AC of the District respectively on 18th August. In the District, there was report on complete lifting of 1,912.50 quintal of NFSA rice, allocated to Hiyanglam AC for the month of August, today.  Meanwhile, Sugnu AC also lifted PMGKAY Whole Chana of 74.73 quintal each for July and August.

In Tamenglong District, Tamei AC under Tamei Sub-Division lifted 1,208.40 quintal NFSA rice on 17th August and 60 quintal on 18th August thereby completing its allocated quota for the month of July. Under the same scheme, Tamei AC under Tousem Sub-Division also completed lifting of its 1,312.65 quintal of rice, allocated for the current month, as on 17th August. Tamenglong AC of the District too reported lifting of 1,320 quintal of NFSA rice allocated for July on 18th August. On 13th August, Tamenglong AC lifted 76.85 quintal and 152 quintal of PMGKAY rice allocated for the month of July and August respectively from FCI godown, Sangaiprou.

In Thoubal District today, 1,902.70 quintal of PMGKAY rice, which was lifted for Heirok AC on 18th August, was distributed to the beneficiaries of the AC. In the District, 19.4 quintal of rice and 2.45 quintal of chana dal were distributed to 109 migrant workers while another 6 quintal of rice under OMSS was distributed to ABCDEO Observation home for Boys, Samaram.

It may be mentioned that the State Government had been taking initiatives to ensure availability of foodgrain during the ongoing lockdown in the State.

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