Imphal: Lifting of PDS rice and dal allocated for the month of June, 2020 continues in the State. The PDS rice and dal are lifted, for distribution to beneficiaries residing in the State, to ensure availability of foodgrain during the ongoing lockdown.
In Imphal West today, Uripok AC had completely lifted its allocated 1,419.35 quintal of rice under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY). Another 1,086.1 quintal of rice meant for Migrant Workers was also lifted while 158.5 quintal of rice was distributed to 3,170 Migrant Workers in the District. 8.5 quintal of Chana was also distributed as well.
In the District, 328.4 quintal, 1100.8 quintal and 1002 quintal of PMGKAY rice was lifted for Yaiskul AC, Patsoi AC and Konthoujam AC respectively on 25th June, 2020. Another 1122.75 quintal of rice was also lifted for Migrant workers. 150 quintal of rice was distributed to 3000 Migrant Workers while 10 quintal of Chana was also distributed in the district on the same day.
Churachandpur District too reported lifting of 1,374.35 quintal of rice under National Food Security Act (NFSA) for its Churachandpur AC and 520 quintal of Rice (OMSS) under MLA-LAD for Saikot AC today. 704.50 quintal of Rice (OMSS) under MLA-LAD was also distributed to the beneficiaries of Henglep AC (150 quintal), Saikot AC (520 quintal) and Mualnuam (Thanlon AC) (34.50 quintal). There was also report on distribution of 147.80 quintal of rice and 10.54 quintal of Chana Whole under Atma Nirbhar Bharat for the month of May and June.
Tengnoupal AC of Tengnoupal District lifted 772.85 quintal of NFSA rice thereby completing its allocated quota on 25th June, 2020 while in Kakching District, a total of 2,112.75 quintal of NFSA rice was lifted for its Hiyanglam AC (1,912.5 quintal) and Sugnu AC (200.25) on the same day.
Thoubal district, 1468.90 quintal for Lilong AC and 2020.50 quintal of rice under PMGKAY for Thoubal AC were lifted on June 23 and 24 respectively. In the District, 2234 quintal of rice under the same scheme was distributed to the beneficiaries of Khangabok AC on June 24.
Ukhrul AC in Ukhrul District lifted 499.90 quintal of rice under PMGKAY from FCI godown, Ukhrul on June 25. For Tamei AC under Tousem Sub-Division in Tamenglong district, 588.94 quintal of rice under PMGKAY had been lifted on 24th June.