MANDATE OF THE DEPARTMENT
To provide food security to the entire population of the State by way of implementation of Public Distribution System and Target Public Distribution System for welfare of the society.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITY OF THE DEPARTMENT
Allotment and distribution of PDS/TPDS commodities through distributing agencies, monitoring of availability and prices of essential commodities; enforcement of law and Rules relating to trading of essential commodities etc.
Procurement of Food Grains from the growers through procuring agencies at minimum support price to protect the interest of growers (Cultivators) is another basic responsibility of the department.
The department has a Secretariat and a Directorate at the Headquarters with subordinate offices in the amalgamated establishment of Deputy Commissioner, Sub- Divisional Officer (Civil) and Secretariat in Autonomous District Council. There is no Board / Corporation or other agencies under this department