Imphal: Distribution of PDS rice continues in the State to ensure availability of foodgrain to its residents during the ongoing lockdown. In Imphal West District, 1,668.15 quintal of rice under National Food Security Act (NFSA) was distributed to the beneficiaries of Uripok Assembly Constituency today.
There was also report on lifting of rice in Imphal West District. Patsoi AC and Sekmai-Saitu AC of the District lifted 1,774.83 quintal and 1,134.35 quintal of NFSA rice respectively thereby completing its allocated quota for June 2020. Till date, Konthoujam AC and Wangoi AC of the District are yet to lift their allocated NFSA rice for June.
Kakching AC too completely lifted its allocated quantity of rice under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY), consisting of 36.60 quintal under AAY/PMGKAY and 1,728.90 quintal under PHH/PMGKAY, from FCI godown, Sangaiprou today.
In Imphal East District, Thongju AC had completely lifted its allocated quantity of 1,753.80 quintal of PMGKAY rice today. The District also reported lifting of 105.28 quintal and 91.13 quintal of dal allocated for the month of May under PMGKAY for its Wangkhei AC and Khurai AC.
Singngat AC of Churachandpur District lifted 435.50 quintal of NFSA rice today completing its allocated quota for June. The AC also lifted 1,069.30 quintal of PMGKAY rice.
In Bishnupur District, Thanga AC had completely lifted its allocated 1,338.35 quintal of PMGKAY rice consisting of 1,239.70 quintal under PHH and 98.65 under AAY on 15th June, 2020. Phungyar AC of Kamjong District too lifted 1,028.15 quintal of NFSA rice on the same day completing its allocated quantity for the month of June.