Imphal: To ensure availability of food amidst the lockdown due to the coronarivus outbreak, lifting of PDS rice for the month of April, 2020 under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) and Open Market Sale Scheme (OMSS) is almost completed and distribution is underway in the different ACs of the State.
In Thoubal district, 10 quintal of rice under OMSS was sold to the public at Khangabok bazaar while, 94 quintal of OMSS rice was also sold to 1880 persons in Imphal West district today.
With the lifting of 1031.80 quintal of rice under OMSS (MLALAD fund) for Andro AC in Imphal East district today, lifting has been completed for the district. 200 quintal of OMSS rice were also lifted today for Churachandpur Assembly Constituency.
2140.05 quintal of OMSS rice was lifted for Ukhrul AC today from FCI godown Ukhrul.
The State Government is working tirelessly and has ensured that enough food grains are made available in every district of the State during the lockdown.