District Food Office works on Public Distribution System (PDS). It regulates the stock of Essential Commodities provided by the State Government for supplying to the public through PDS.

Key Functions

  • Provide the stock of Essential Commodities like wheat, rice, kerosene, salt and sugar with reasonable price.
  • Provide the stock of Essential Commodities to the ration card holders according to their category like AAY, BPL.
  • DSO inspects the FPSs, Non- Licencee, Kerosene Agencies, Petrol/Diesel pumps Gas stations and LPG agencies under various Acts to regulate the Public Distribution System. He also inspects shops, stalls, stores etc. as a consumer Protection Officer. and work assigned under the Act/Rules.
  • DSO issues the Licence of FPSs ,Solvent licence, inspection of licences.He renews various licences, gives duplicate licences, and also changes in replacement of place, name and partnership and succession.