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Tuesday, March 5, 2024

FCI OBSERVES ANNA YOJANA AND PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION DAY

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The Food Corporation of India as well as all the other states in India yesterday observed the Anna Yojana and Public Distribution Day as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav at the rice godown of the FCI at 10 Mile, Mawsmai in part to create an awareness on the work done through the PMGKAY scheme under which rice of 5 kgs was distributed to each person which was of great benefit to the people during the Corona pandemic from 2019.

The Depot incharge, Maqbool Haque expressed his happiness for the chance to observe the day and also said that the rice distributed to wholesalers to be delivered to Fair Price Shops comes to 9207.49 quintals of PMG-PHH rice and 583.25 quintals of AAY rice every month and now he says the public will again benefit from this scheme.

On this day were also present the Headman of Mawsmai, the supervisors of the workers in the Depot and from the Food Department, Shillong along with the beneficiaries and stakeholders of Ri-Bhoi District.

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