Peren, April 25 (NE): The Free Ration Distribution program for Peren district under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) scheme was launched by EAC Peren, Seyievilie Pfukri in the presence of ADS Peren, Ward Chairman of Peren town and Civil Society representatives at Fair Price Shop, Peren Town on April 25, 2020.
While launching the scheme, Seyievilie stated, GOI has launched the Scheme for relief during the COVID-19 crisis and under PMGKAY Scheme, Priority Household (PHH) & AAY ration card holders under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) will receive 5kgs of rice per person per family free of cost for three consecutive months, for April, May and June.
Meanwhile, in Jalukie town, Free Ration Distribution program under PMGKAY Scheme was also launched by ADC Jalukie, Dr. Tinojongshi Chang. EAC Jalukie, representatives from various Civil societies and Ward Chairmen from different blocks of Jalukie were also present at the program.
(Source: DPRO, Peren)