Assembly Constituencies continue to lift PDS items

DIPR/ TMB Report

Imphal: Several Assembly Constituencies (ACs) continue to lift their allocated PDS rice and dal from certain godowns located at different parts of the state.

In Imphal East District, 1,753.80 quintal of rice allocated to its Thongju AC under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) was lifted today. Keirao AC, Heingang AC and Khundrakpam AC of the District had also completely lifted their allocated 1,440.05 quintal, 1,890.05 quintal and 1,670.50 quintal of rice respectively under the same scheme on 23rd of this month. There was report on lifting of 1,832.20 quintal of PMGKAY rice for Lamlai AC on 22nd July too.

Lifting of dal allocated to Imphal East District under PMGKAY for the month of June had also completed with 75.74 quintal being lifted for Khundrakpam AC today.

Kakching AC of Kakching District too reported completely lifting of 1,765.50 quintal of PMGKAY rice from FCI godown, Sangaiprou today. The lifted rice included 1,728.90 quintal under PHH and 36.60 quintal under AAY allocated for July.

Meanwhile, Chingai AC of Ukhrul District had started lifting of PMGKAY rice allocated for the month of August with 1,355.65 quintal  lifted on 23rd of this month from FCI godown, Ukhrul.

Under PMGKAY, Langthabal AC and Mayang Imphal AC of Imphal West District lifted 1,015 quintal and 1,888.35 quintal of rice respectively on 23rd July while Thanlon AC (Mualnuam)and Churachandpur AC of Churachandpur District lifted 375.75 quintal and 529.95 quintal of rice respectively on the same day.

The PDS items allocated under PMGKAY, National Food Security Act (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.

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