Imphal: With the aim to ensure PDS items reach its beneficiaries during the ongoing lockdown, the Government continues to provide rice to certain Assembly Constituencies (ACs) of the State.
Ukhrul AC of Ukhrul District had completed lifting of its allocated quota of rice for July under National Food Security Act (NFSA) with 889.75 quintal being lifted today from FCI godown, Ukhrul. The AC had also lifted 704.90 quintal of NFSA rice on 15th of this month from the same godown.
Meanwhile, there was report on distribution of rice in Imphal West District. 27.5 quintal of rice was distributed to migrant workers covering 550 persons on 15th July. Beneficiaries of Mayang Imphal AC were distributed with 1,888.35 quintal of rice under PMGKAY on 14th July while another 47 quintal of rice was also distributed to 940 migrant workers on the same day.
It may be mentioned that the State Government had been distributing PDS items to every households of the State under NFSA, Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana and open Market Sale Scheme.