Imphal: In its effort to ensure that the people of the State are provided adequate PDS items especially rice, the State Government continues lifting and distribution of rice in the State.
In continuing distribution in Imphal West district on July 13, a total of 3600.15 quintal of rice under PMGKAY were distributed in Patsoi and Sekmai Assembly Constituencies. The district had also distributed 93.5 quintal of rice meant for migrant workers to 1870 persons while the allocated 5.5 quintal of Chana for the district was completely distributed to migrant workers.
Ukhrul AC in Ukhrul district has reported lifting of 722.05 quintal of rice under NFSA from FCI godown Ukhrul on July 13.
In respect of Nungba AC in Noney district, 3.22 quintal of Chana under Atma Nirbhar Bharat for May & June have been lifted from FCI godown, Sangaiprou on July 06.
The State Government has been distributing PDS items 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.