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 of rice from several godown in the State.
In continuing lifting, Jiribam AC had lifted its allocated quantity of 2003.25 quintal of rice under NFSA for the month of July from FCI godown, Jiribam on July 22, 2020.
In Imphal West district, the allocated quantity of 2132.65 quintal of rice under PMGKAY which consists 328.4 quintal for Yaiskul AC and 1804.25 quintal for Konthoujam AC were lifted on July 22, 2020. The two ACs have completed lifting the quantity allocated for July, 2020.
Thanlon AC (Mualnuam Sub-Division) of Churachandpur district have completely lifted the allotted quantity of 395.60 quintal of rice under NFSA while Singngat AC have lifted 1068.80 quintal of rice under PMGKAY on July 22, 2020.
Mao AC in Senapati district also reported lifting of 178.16 quintal of Dal under PMGKAY for the month of June on July 22, 2020.
It is worth mentioning that the State Government has been taking a concerted steps by providing foodgrains under various scheme to all the district in the State despite lockdown to contain outbreak of COVID-19.