IMPHAL,; Eight places in Imphal West have been identified for conducting open market sale of rice on April 17 from 9 am till 2 pm, according to Imphal West district Magistrate.
The selected places are PDA Quarter, National Game Village, Grace Colony, Langol Tarung, Langol Game village Zone IV, Phaipijang Village Authority, MU Campus, KBS Brick field, Patsoi Lamkhai, HVS Brick field and Lamphel IB quarter.
Concerned incident commanders and staff will be deployed there while distributing the rice. According to the order, people should adhere to some guidelines while procuring rice. First preference should be given to people staying in rent/government quarters subject to production of a valid document in support of their whereabouts. The rice should be sold at Rs 27 per Kg. Maximum quantity of rice allowed to be procured by a family is 10 Kg. Social distancing norms such as maintaining a gap of one meter in between two persons should be maintained without fail.