The 52 agents of FPS started protesting on September 11 at the FCI godown at Meizailung, Ukhrul district for non-payment of NFSA transportation charges since October 2017 and margin money since September 2018.
“NFSA transport contractor Amit Kumar has not paid transportation charges since October 2017 and margin money since September 2018 to the rationing agents of 52 FPS centres under Kamjong district.”
The chief secretary of Manipur has been urged to book all erring officials of Kangpokpi district involved in rampant corruption and alleged manipulation in distribution of food grains under National Food Security Act (NFSA)
The DFPD, in a letter, has advised the governments of all states and UTs to ensure that all disabled persons, who are eligible as per identification criteria of beneficiaries under NFSA, are covered under the National Food Security Act 2013 and they get their entitled quota of food grains under NFSA & PMGKAY as per provisions of the Act.
The Social Youth Organisation has appealed to the government to address the problem of the economically backward people of Sanjenbam, Manipur.