The Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs previously known as “Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Department” is one of the oldest Department in the State entrusted with the responsibility of implementing one of the prime social sector programme of providing “Food Security” to one and all in general and to the vulnerable sections of the Society in particular by way of providing foodgrains like rice, wheat, and Atta and other essential commodities like Sugar, K.oil and Petroleum Products besides, protecting the consumer rights.
The Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs has been performing the following prime functions:
- Public Distribution System
- Regulation of Supplies, LPG and other Petroleum Products etc.
- Price/Market Control
- Redressal of Consumer Grievances and Protection of Consumer Rights
- Consumer Awareness Programme