Imphal, June 29:
With the aim to ensure PDS items reach its beneficiaries during the ongoing lockdown, the Government continues to provide rice and dal to certain Assembly Constituencies of the State.
In Imphal West District, 70 quintal of rice was distributed to 1,400 migrant workers on Sunday. 10 quintal of Chana was also distributed to the beneficiaries in the District.
Apart from distribution, 4,807.25 quintal of rice under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) was also lifted today in Imphal West District. The rice was lifted for distribution to the beneficiaries of Sagolband AC (1,431.3 quintal), Singjamei AC (500.2 quintal), Naoriya Pakhanglakpa AC (1,895.4 quintal) and Mayang Imphal AC (980.35 quintal). With today’s lifting, all the ACs in Imphal West District, except Sekmai-Saitu, had completely lifted their allocated quotas of PMGKAY rice for the month of June.
It may be mentioned that the State Government had been distributing PDS items to every households of the State under National Food Security Act , PMGKAY and Open Market Sale Scheme.