‘Anna Yojana and Public Distribution’ under ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ was organised by Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution (CAF&PD) Thoubal at Counting Hall, Thoubal DC complex, Thoubal on Thursday.
The celebration was held to showcase the positive impact of PMGKAY scheme on the beneficiaries with emphasis on the impact of the programme on the food security during the pandemic. The event also ensured maximum ‘Jan Bhagidari’ during the events by involving all the possible stakeholders, Fair Price Shops (FPS) agents, ration card holders and public.
The event was attended by Thoubal DC A Subhash as chief guest, CAF & PD Manipur director Robertson Asem as president and (CAF & PD) district supply officer Thoubal Md Najamuddin as guest of honour.
Speaking on the occasion, Thoubal DC A Subash warned all the non-eligible ration card holders of Thoubal district to surrender their cards at the earliest, and cautioned of necessary actions against the defaulters.
He also commended the FPS agents for distributing rice and pulses to the public under PMGKAY during the COVID-19 pandemic.