Distribution of PDS rice for the month of May continues

Distribution of PDS rice for the month of May continues

Written By: / Tuesday, 19 May 2020 18:38

Imphal, May 18:
To ensure that the people of the State are provided with PDS items especially rice, the State Government continues distribution of rice allocated for the month of May, 2020 in certain Assembly constituencies (A/C) of the State. In Thoubal District, 2,268.82 quintal of rice under NFSA was distributed to the beneficiaries of Khangabok A/C and Lilong A/C today. Beneficiaries of Khangabok A/C were also distributed with 1,100 quintal of rice under PMGKAY and 407.3 quintal under OMSS. Apart from this, 3.5 quintal of rice under OMSS was distributed to NGOs in the District. Lifting of rice was done in the District on 17th May, 2020 for Lilong A/C (623.40 quintal under NFSA) and Khangabok A/C (1,100 quintal under PMGKAY). Thangmeiband A/C of Imphal West District had completely lifted its allocated 1600.85 quintal rice under under PMGKAY today. 3,046.4 quintal of rice under same scheme was distributed to beneficiaries of Sekmai A/C and Keishamthong A/C of the District. Tamenglong A/C reported lifting of 145 quintal of rice under OMSS and 477.40 quintal under NFSA from FCI Godown, Sangaiprou today. There was lifting of 20.32 quintal of dal under PMGKAY for Nungba A/C of Noney District. In Kakching District too, 1,744.46 quintal of rice under PMGKAY and 702.67 quintal under OMSS was lifted for its Wabagai A/C today. Ukhrul A/C had completely lifted its allocated quantity of NFSA rice with lifting of 1,169.25 quintal today. Lifting of PDS dal was reported in Imphal East District. 89.51 quintal and 20.47 quintal both under PMGKAY was lifted for Thongju A/C and Yaiskul A/C respectively today. Heingang A/C of the District reported lifting of 30.80 quintal of OMSS dal and 85.57 quintal under PMGKAY on 16th May, 2020. There was lifting of 1,753.80 quintal of rice under PMGKAY for Thongju A/C on 17th May, 2020. The State Government has been distributing PDS items under NFSA, PMGKAY and OMSS in all the districts of Manipur to ensure no one to suffer on account of non-availability of foodgrain during the ongoing lockdown in the State.

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Maheshwar Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since 2013. An avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue. He can be contacted at [email protected]

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