IMPHAL: State Government continues to ensure uninterrupted supply of food grains, specially rice and dal, to the public during ongoing lockdown in the State to contain outbreak of COVID-19. The Government had been distributing PDS items under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY), National Food Security Act (NFSA) and Open Market Sale Scheme (OMSS) to beneficiaries of 60 Assembly Constituencies (ACs) of the State.
In Imphal West today, 1,897.85 quintal of rice under NFSA was distributed to the beneficiaries of Langthabal AC and another 3,101.55 quintal of rice under PMGKAY was also distributed to the beneficiaries of Langthabal AC and Sagolband AC. In the District, there was also report on distribution of 139 quintal of rice and 13.5 quintal of Chana covering 2,780 migrant workers.
Imphal East District today reported lifting of 65.44 quintal and 88.57 quintal of dal under PMGKAY for its Keirao AC and Heingang AC respectively. The two ACs had completely lifted their allocated quantities of PMGKAY dal for the month of June.