Imphal, Jun 28 (DIPR)
With the aim to ensure that the PDS items reaches 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 today. 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 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, have completely lifted their allocated quotas of PMGKAY rice for this month.
It may be mentioned that the State Government has been distributing PDS items in the State under the National Food Security Act, PMGKAY and Open Market Sale Scheme.