IMPHAL: To ensure that the people of the State are provided with PDS items especially rice, the State Government continues distribution of rice allocated for the month of April, 2020 in certain Assembly constituencies of the State.
In Thoubal district today, a total of 500 quintal of rice was sold under OMSS. 50 quintal of rice was sold to the beneficiaries of Wangjing Tentha AC and 450 quintal of rice to Lilong AC.
In respect of Imphal West district, 27.5 quintal of rice under OMSS was sold to 830 persons.
The State Government has been distributing PDS items under PMGKAY and OMSS in all the districts of Manipur to ensure none to suffer on account of non-availability of foodgrains on the backdrop of the outbreak of COVID-19 and the ongoing lockdown in the State.