Imphal: PDS rice allocated to Assembly Constituencies (ACs) of the State for July 2020 continues to be lifted from certain godowns located at various parts of the State.
In Senapati District, Tadubi AC had completely lifted its allocated quantity of National Food Security Act (NFSA) rice for this month by lifting 396.75 quintal today. The AC also lifted 1,507.10 quintal of rice under the same scheme on 10th July.
Chingai AC of Ukhrul District reported lifting of 546.60 quintal of rice under NFSA today and 763.50 quintal as well on 10th of this month from FCI godown, Ukhrul. With the above lifting, the AC had completed lifting of its allocated quota of NFSA rice for the month of July.
Distribution of rice and dal was carried out at Imphal West District today. 37.5 quintal of rice and 4 quintal of chana were distributed to migrant workers in the District covering 750 persons.
It may be mentioned that PDS rice and dal under various schemes namely NFSA, PMGKAY and Open Market Sales Scheme (OMSS) are being lifted for distribution to the residents of the State to ensure availability of foodgrain during the ongoing lockdown.