Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare

Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare of Gajapati District


  1. Providing food security to the vulnerable people and maintaining food chain in the hunger prone areas.
  2. Ensuring public access of essential commodities by Public Distribution System (PDS) through Fair Price Shops (FPS).
  3. Procurement of paddy from genuine paddy growers at prescribed rates.

Operational Area:
149 Gram Panchayats of all 7 Blocks and 2 Urban Local Bodies. 5 blocks, out of 7 are tribal sub-plan blocks.

PDS Ration Cards in Circulation:
PHH AAY Total Annapurna
106541 20884 127425 932
Prices under Public Distribution System:
P.D.S.Commodities Scale of Supply (in Kg/Ltr. Rate(in Rs. per Kg/KL)
1. PHH Rice/Wheat 05 Kg Per Head Rs.1.00
2. AAY Rice 35 Kg Rs.1.00
3. Annapurna Rice 10 Kg Free of Cost
4. Kerosene Oil 0.640 Ltr 0.640 Ltr Rs. 23.52 per Ltr. inclusive of GST [at] 5%


Directory of Officers:

  • Prafulla Kumar Behera, CSO-cum-District Manager, OSCSC Ltd., Gajapati, Mobile – 9438200040, 9437257242
  • Prasanna Kumar Nayak, ACSO, Paralakhemundi, Mobile – 9437267313
  • Subash Chandra Sethi, ACSO, Headquarter, Mobile – 8895275880

Grievance Hearing:
Grievance hearing on every working Monday at Collectors office / PD,DRDA’s Office (DGRC) in any working day

Address of Head of the Office:
Civil Supplies Officer (CSO),
Gajapati, At/P.O.: Parlakhemundi,
Gajapati District, PIN: 761200,
Odisha, India
Tel. No. 06815-222523,
Email: cso[dot]gajapati[at]gmail[dot]com