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Government of Meghalaya
Food Civil Suplies and Consumer Affairs Department

Annapurna

From January, 2002, Annapurna has been implemented in Meghalaya. Under the Scheme rice is distributed free of cost at the scale of 10 (ten) Kgs per month to each indigent Old Age Person not covered under the National Old Age Pension Scheme. The Scheme is implemented by the Deputy Commissioners/Sub – Divisional Officers at the District / Sub – Divisional Level. The details of beneficiaries and entitlement of rice per month are indicated below:-

Serial Number Districts /
Sub – divisions
Number of old age persons excluding those under the national old age pension scheme Quantitative entitlement of rice at the rate of 10 kgs per old age person for a period of one month
01. Shillong 2,060 20,600
02. Sohra 289 2,890
03. Ri-Bhoi 213 2,130
04. Nongstoin 565 5,650
05. Mairang 326 3,260
06. Mawkyrwat 546 5,460
07. JOWAI 975 9,750
08. Khliehriat 97 970
09. Amlarem 650 6,500
10. TURA 1,480 14,800
11. Ampati 700 7,000
12. Dadengiri 289 2,890
13. Baghmara 701 7,010
14. Williamnagar 280 2,300
15. Resubelpara 142 1,420
  Total 9,263 92,630