Aside from the Zonal office, FCI’s godown in Changasari, the biggest in the Northeast, has additionally been shut down.
Despite the fact that Changsari territory drops out of Guwahati’s locale, the choice to keep the godown close was taken after the issues that emerged in administrating the godown after the lockdown was proclaimed in Guwahati.
It might be referenced here that with a capacity limit of 50,000 MT, larger part of food grains, which are sent over the upper east, are put away in this godown itself.
Aside from the Changsari godown, the FCI has additionally shut its New Guwahati-based godown which has a capacity limit of 34,000 MT.Due to the conclusion of the two godowns, it is right around a conviction that there would be an intense shortage of food grains over the Northeast. Addressing Northeast Now, Anurag Gupta, Executive Director (NE), FCI, stated, “There won’t be any shortage of food grains across Northeast because of this.”
“Because of the conclusion of the FCI office and godowns, the impact will be felt uniquely in Guwahati,” he said.
“We have mentioned the legislature to loosen up the lockdown standards, particularly for FCI, with the goal that we can continue serving the individuals better,” Gupta included.
He likewise educated that the Changsari godown will become operational soon.