PDS rice lifting continues for distribution

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Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 16, 2020: To ensure that the people of the state are provided uninterrupted supply of foodgrains especially rice, the state government is distributing PDS items to every household in all the districts of Manipur under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) on the backdrop of the outbreak of Covid-19 and lockdown in the state.

For Konthoujam AC in Imphal West district, 907.93 quintal of rice was lifted and for Khurai AC in Imphal East district a total of 801.1 quintal of rice was lifted on Wednesday.

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A total of 14.35 quintal of rice under PMGKAY was lifted for Tamenglong , while 1182 quintal of rice for Tamei sub-division, 75 quintal of rice under (OMSS) for Nungba sub-division and 700 quintal for Tousem sub-division were lifted.

For Chandel district, 91.05 quintal of rice under PMGKAY (AAY) and 137.57 quintal under PMGKAY were lifted.

There was no lifting of rice on Wednesday in Bishnupur, Senapati, Jiribam, CCpur, Pherzawl, Kangpokpi and Thoubal.

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