Imphal: PDS rice allocated to Assembly Constituencies (ACs) of the State continues to be lifted from several godowns located at various parts of the State.
In Senapati District, Karong AC had lifted 1757.85 quintal of rice under PMGKAY and 2039 quintal of rice under NFSA for the month of August on July 25. The same AC also lifted 1026.85 quintal of PMGKAY and 1049.50 quintal of NFSA for August on July 24.
With the lifting of 449.75 quintal of rice under PMGKAY in respect of Churachandpur AC of Churachandpur district on July 25, the AC had completed lifting of its allocated quota of PMGKAY rice for the month of July.
Ukhrul AC of Ukhrul district reported lifting of 1522.75 quintal of rice under PMGKAY for August on July 25 from FCI godown, Ukhrul. Chingai AC of Ukhrul District too lifted 1495.15 quintal of rice under PMGKAY on July 24 from the same godown. The AC had completed lifting of its allocated quota of PMGKAY for the month of August, 2020.
In Imphal West district, 2199.85 quintal of rice under PMGKAY for July had been lifted on July 25 which consists 1419.35 quintal for Uripok AC while 780.5 quintal for Langthabal AC respectively. The district also reported providing food items to 28,543 persons till July 25. 12,420 stranded persons were provided rations items such as Rice, Dal, Salt and Cooking Oil another 16,123 stranded migrant persons were provided 5 kg each of rice and Dal (Chana).
In respect of Kakching district, Hiyanglam AC had fully lifted its allocated quota of 1628.20 quintal of rice under PMGKAY for July, 2020 from FCI godown, Sangaiprou on July 25.
It may be mentioned that PDS rice and dal under various schemes namely NFSA and PMGKAY are being lifted for distribution to the residents of the State to ensure availability of foodgrain during the ongoing lockdown.