Assembly Constituencies continue to lift rice under PMGKAY and NFSA

DIPR/ TMB Report

Imphal: PDS rice allocated to Assembly Constituencies (ACs) of the State for August and September 2020 continued to be lifted from certain godowns located at various parts of the State.

In Churachandpur District, today, Saikot AC lifted 1,349.30 quintal of rice under National Food Security Act (NFSA) thereby completing its allocation for the month of August. Under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY), Singhat AC of the District reported lifting of 1,487.50 quintal of rice from its September allocation of 2,050.55 quintal.

Ukhrul District had completed lifting of rice, meant for its two ACs namely Chingai and Ukhrul, allocated for the month of September under PMGKAY with 678.40 quintal being lifted today for Chingai AC.

From the allocation of September month, Jiribam AC too lifted 154.54 quintal of NFSA rice from FCI godown, Jiribam today.

It may be mentioned that PDS rice under various schemes namely NFSA, PMGKAY and Open Market Sales Scheme (OMSS) are being lifted, for distribution to the beneficiaries of the State, to ensure availability of foodgrain.

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