Lifting of rice continues

Imphal, May 21 (DIPR) : PDS rice allocated for the month of May continues to be lifted from several godowns in the State. The lifted rice were under the scheme of National Food Security Act (NFSA), Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) and Open Market Sale Scheme (OMSS).
With the lifting of 645.30 quintals of rice under OMSS and 1828.05 quintals under PMGKAY for Andro Assembly Constituency today, lifting of rice allocated for the month of May, 2020 is completed for Imphal East district. It is also reported that, 28.67 quintals of dal under non-NFSA and 82.84 quintals of dal under PMGKAY for the month of April, 2020 were also lifted today for Kshetrigao AC in Imphal East district.
In respect of Tamenglong district, 845.50 quintals of rice under OMSS and 113.77 quintals of PMGKAY-dal (for the month of April) for Tamei AC were lifted from FCI and FCS godown, Sangaiprou respectively.
827.12.340 quintals of rice under PMGKAY for Tamei AC (Tousem Sub-division) was also lifted from FCI godown, Jiribam. In Imphal West district, 1935.7 quintals of rice under NFSA (AAY&PHH) for Lamshang AC and 90.58 quintals of dal for the district were lifted today while, 2012.85 quintals of rice under PMGKAY was distributed in Patsoi AC.
In Thoubal district too, 753.55 quintals of rice under PMGKAY, 151.90 quintals under OMSS and 105.70 quintals of dal were lifted for Lilong AC. The following quantities of dal was also lifted today, 104.20 quintals for Thoubal AC, 99.30 quintals for Wangkhem AC, 97.87 quintals for Heirok AC, 108.59 quintals for Wangjing Tentha AC and 114.80 quintals for Khangabok AC. The district administration of Thoubal district has distributed 53 quintals of rice under OMSS to Govt Children Home, Charangpat, Observation Home, Samaram, Open Shelter Home, Wangbal & Phouden, Children Home, Wangmataba, Children Home for Mentally challenged, Sabaltongba & Langathel and Specialised Adoption Agency, Langathel.