Lifting and distribution of PDS rice and dal continues unabated

TMB Report

Imphal: In its effort to ensure that the people of the State are provided adequate PDS items especially rice and dal, the State Government continues lifting and distribution of rice and dal allocated for the month of June 2020 in the State.

In continuing distribution in Imphal West district today, 5145.35 quintal of rice under NFSA was distributed in Singjamei, Sekmai and Thangmeiband AC’s. Another 3496.25 quintal of rice under PMGKAY was distributed in Thangmeiband and Naoriya Pakhanglakpa AC’s. 65.5 quintal of rice meant for migrant workers and 8 quintal of Chana were distributed to 1310 persons. Moreover, 112.05 quintal of Dal was also distributed in Thangmeiband assembly constituency.

In Ukhrul district, out of the total allocation of 3040.85 quintal of rice under NFSA, 956.6 quintal for Chingai AC has been lifted from FCI godown Ukhrul on June 30.

The State Government has been lifted and 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.

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