Imphal: PDS rice allocated to Assembly Constituencies (ACs) of the State for June 2020 continues to be lifted from certain godowns located at various parts of the State.
In Imphal West District, a total of 2,473.4 quintal of rice under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) was lifted today. The lifted rice included 759.15 quintal for Singjamei AC, 912 quintal for Patsoi AC and 802.25 quintal for Konthoujam AC. 150 quintal of Chana was also lifted today.
Apart from lifting, 2,053.65 quintal of rice under National Food Security Act (NFSA) was also distributed to the beneficiaries of Keishamthong AC and Yaiskul AC of Imphal West District.
In Churachandpur District, 1,500.65 quintal of PMGKAY rice was lifted for its Churachandpur AC today. In the District, 191.74 quintal of Masoor dal including 16.49 quintal for Thanlon (Mualnuam) and 175.25 quintal for Saikot AC was also lifted.
There was report on lifting of 34.50 quintal of rice (OMSS) under MLA-LAD for Thanlon AC (Mualnuam) today. 704.50 quintal of rice under the same scheme was also distributed to the beneficiaries of Henglep AC (150 quintal), Saikot AC (520 quintal) and Mualnuam (Thanlon AC)(34.50 quintal) today.
Under Atma Nirbhar Bharat (Rice & Chana Whole) for May & June, 147.80 quintal of rice and 10.54 quintal of Chana Whole was lifted today in Churachandpur District while the same quantity was distributed to the beneficiaries of the District covering 527 families.
It may be mentioned that the State Government has been taking initiatives to ensure none to suffer on account of non-availability of foodgrain due to the ongoing lockdown in the State.