DIPR/ TMB Report
IMPHAL: Several Assembly Constituencies (ACs) of the State continue to lift PDS items, specially rice, allocated for the month of July and August from certain godowns located at various parts of the State. The lifted PDS items are for distribution to the beneficiaries of the ACs.
Chingai AC of Ukhrul District had completed lifting of its allocated quota of rice under National Food Security Act (NFSA) for the month of August with 645.25 quintal being lifted today from FCI godown, Ukhrul. The AC also lifted 1,233.30 quintal on 12 th of this month from the same godown.
In Thoubal District, Khangabok AC lifted 2,234 quintal of rice under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY), allocated for the month of July, on 12th of this month while the same quantity of rice was distributed to the beneficiaries of the AC on the next day.
In respect of Kakching District, Wabagai AC and Hiyanglam AC today completely lifted their allocated quotas of 2,181.20 quintal and 1,912.50 quintal of rice under NFSA, allocated for the month of July, from FCS godown, Sangaiprou. There was also report on Kakching AC completely lifting its allocated 1,948.70 quintal NFSA rice on 13 th August.
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.