FCI says 'transported' over 3 mn tonnes of food grains during lockdown
It has also been able to unload about 950 rakes (about 2.7 million tonnes) in various states since March 24, an official statement said.
On an average, the state-owned FCI is loading and unloading about 3 lakh tonnes (about 60 lakh bags of 50 Kg each) every day since the start of lockdown, which is almost double its normal average.
The FCI has already delivered about 5.9 million tonnes of food grains to the state governments since nationwide lock down under various schemes.
This includes about 2 million tonnes under the PM Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PMGKAY) at an average of about 2.95 lakh tonnes per day.The FCI is the government's nodal agency for procurement and distribution of foodgrains. MJH MKJ
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