Lifting of PDS items continues

DIPR

Imphal: PDS items allocated to Assembly Constituencies (ACs) of the State for June 2020 continues to be lifted from certain godowns located at various parts of the State.

Today, in Imphal West District, Uripok AC and Keishamthong AC had completely lifted their allocated quantities of rice under National Food Security Act (NFSA) i.e. 1,668.15 quintal and 1,674.85 quintal respectively. Naoriya Pakhanglakpa AC of the District reported lifting of 2,222.36 quintal of NFSA rice on 9th June, 2020. So far seven ACs of Imphal West District namely Thangmeiband,Uripok, Keishamthong, Singjamei, Lamshang, Naoriya Pakhanglakpa and Langthabal had completed lifting of their allocated quantities of NFSA rice for June, 2020.

Nungba AC of Noney District lifted 768.50 quintal of rice under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) from FCI godown, Sangaiprou today. The AC also lifted 28 quintal of dal allocated for the month of May under the same scheme from FCS godown, Koirengei.

Tamenglong AC, Haochong Sub-Division too reported lifting of 500 quintal of rice under PMGKAY from FCI godown, Sangaiprou.

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.

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