Government has allotted 11796 tonnes of riceAs per sources, it has been reported by the officials that recently the central government has allotted 11,796 tonnes of rice to Manipur for its sale to people under the National Food Security Act. Further, the Manipur has implemented the Act with effect from 24th April. In addition, the Government sources  has also informed that  a sum of Rs.30 crore had been set aside for the effective implementation of the Act in Manipur, which is home to about 24 lakh people. Furthermore, in this regard, it has been indicated that fifty per cent of the people in urban and 70 percent in rural areas shall be covered by the Act under which rice will be sold at Rs.3 a kg and flour at Rs.2 a kg accordingly.

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