Food and Supplies

Food and Supplies Department
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Food & Supplies Department was set up in West Bengal in the month of March,1943. The Department, being the administrative department, is the apex body under the state government.It is also responsible for the management of the food economy of the State and for taking policy decisions thereon. The Department has the dual responsibilities of procuring of food grains distributing of food grains and some other essential commodities as well as for monitoring and enforcing orders enacted under the EC Act, 55. It keeps close watch on the stock position, price level, availability of essential commodities, including food, operation of Public Distribution System. It monitors the functioning of different directorates under it for implementation of different orders.

The major objectives of the department are :

i) Guarantee food security for the vulnerable and poor

ii) Deliver higher quality of services to citizens via PDS

iii) Empower citizens in PDS and Food security.


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Contact Personnel of Right to Information Act. 2005

Food and Supplies Department1
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Food and Supplies Department2
Minister-in-Charge MiC
Sri Jyoti Priya Mallick Department6
Address: Khadya Bhavan,11A, Mirza Ghalib Street, Kolkata-700087
Phone: 2252-1388
Fax: 2252 0445
Food and Supplies Department3
Principal Secretary S

Sri Manoj Kumar Agarwal, I.A.S

Address: Khadya Bhavan, 11A, Mirza Ghalib Street Kolkata- 700087
Phone: 2252 2800
Fax: 2252 3492 
Food and Supplies Department4
Nodal Officer NO

Sri Siddhartha Sankar Chakraborty,

Joint Secretary


11 A, Mirza Ghalib Street,


Phone: 2252-3423



Last updated on: Mon, 21 May 2018
Information Source: Nodal Officer, Department of Food and Supplies, Government of West Bengal