State government ensures PDS items reach its beneficiaries

DIPR/ TMB Report

Imphal: With the aim to ensure PDS items reach its beneficiaries during the ongoing lockdown, the Government continues to provide rice to certain Assembly Constituencies (ACs) of the State.

In Imphal West District today, 5,399.78 quintal of rice under National Food Security Act (NFSA) was distributed to the beneficiaries of Singjamei AC, Keishamthong AC and Patsoi AC while another 3,396.35 quintal of rice under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) was distributed to the beneficiaries of Thangmeiband AC and Langthabal AC. Apart from distribution, there was lifting of 1,668.15 quintal and 2,023.35 quintal of rice under NFSA for Uripok AC and Langthabal AC respectively in the District today.

Jiribam AC had completed lifting of its PMGKAY rice allocated for the current month with 755.71 quintal being lifted today from FCI godown, Jiribam. In Senapati District too, there was lifting of 1,369.10 quintal of PMGKAY rice, allocated for the month of July, for its Karong AC today.

Under PMGKAY, Nungba AC of Noney District reported lifting of 416 quintal of rice today from FCI godown, Sangaiprou. The AC also lifted 1,004.60 quintal of rice on 5th August from the same godown. The rice was allocated to the AC for the current month.

It may be mentioned that the State Government had been distributing PDS rice to every households of the State under NFSA, PMGKAY and Open Market Sale Scheme.

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