Imphal: To ensure availability of foodgrains, specially rice, across the State. PDS rice under National Food Security Act (NFSA), Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) and Open Market Sale Scheme (OMSS), meant for distribution to beneficiaries are being lifted from various FCI Godowns in the State.
For Hiyanglam Assembly Constituency in Kakching district, 1912.50 quintal of rice under NFSA was lifted today from FCS godown Sangaiprou. The lifted rice includes PHH- 1563.55 quintal and AAY-348.95 quintal respectively.
310 quintal of rice under PMGKAY and 166 quintal under NFSA for Tamenglong AC and another 1198.40 quintal of rice under NFSA for Tamei AC (Tamei Sub-Division) in Tamenglong district were lifted from FCI and FCS Godown, Sangaiprou today.
Including beneficiaries of both AAY and PHH, a total of 1923.90 quintal of rice under NFSA for Nambol AC in Bishnupur district was lifted today from State Godown, Sangaiprou(CAF & PD), Imphal.
For Heingang AC in Imphal East, 360.85 quintal of rice under NFSA, 419.90 quintal under PMGKAY and 157.50 quintal under OMSS were also lifted from Koirengei Godown.
In Imphal West district too, 1584.5 quintal of rice under PMGKAY for Naoria Pakhanglakpa AC was lifted today.
In Thoubal district, 2120 quintal of rice under NFSA for Wangkhem AC and 105 quintal for District Administration were lifted. 382.55 quintal of rice was also distributed to the AAY beneficiaries and 1958.10 quintal to NSFA beneficiaries in Wangjing Tentha AC. In respect of PDS rice under OMSS, there was a distribution of 496.85 quintal to beneficiaries of Wangjing Tentha AC and 480 quintal to beneficiaries of Wangkhem AC respectively.
It is also reported that 2122.78 quintal of rice under NFSA for Tadubi AC and 529.18 quintal for Karong AC in Senapati district were lifted from Ningthoupham Godown, Senapati district.
Lifting of 984.26.520 quintal of rice under NFSA also took place today for Jiribam AC in Jiribam district from FCI Godown, Jiribam.
A total of 7843.30 quintal of rice under NFSA, PMGKAY and OMSS were lifted for two Assembly Constituencies in Imphal East district on 10.05.2020. The lifted rice includes, NFSA- 1764.45 quintal, PMGKAY-1670.50 quintal and OMSS- 653.10 quintal for Khundrakpam AC while NFSA-1685.20 quintal, PMGKAY-1470.15 quintal and OMSS-599.90 quintal respectively for Heingang AC.