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The Civil Supplies Department is under administrative control of Consumer Affairs, Food & Civil Supplies Department. The Civil Supplies Department was originally only​ a regulatory Department, subsequently, its activities were diversified t​o include procurement of food grains under Minimum Support Price (MSP) operations, Rice distribution under subsidized rice scheme, Consumer Affairs, Price monitoring, Distribution of LPG connections to BPL women (Deepam Scheme) etc.


For more information about Department Profile, HODs and Organization Chart go through the tabs below.​​

The Civil Supplies Department is under administrative control of Consumer Affairs, Food & Civil Supplies Department.

All the matters relating to Food and Civil Supplies Civil Supplies Department in the erstwhile Hyderabad State prior from 01-03-1952 were dealt by a Corporation known as “Hyderabad Commercial Corporation”, a limited Company, registered under the Companies Act, which was later converted into a Co-operative Society and started functioning under the name of Hyderabad Co-operative Commercial Corporation from 01-10-1946.

The Andhra wing comprised only two sections in Board of Revenue (Land Revenue & Settlement) branch, while the Office of Director of Civil Supplies in the erstwhile Hyderabad State continued to function as a separate entity till 30-06-1958. The Civil Supplies Department started functioning as composite unit after 1958. There were two wings one for Andhra and other for Telangana for attending to the work connected with Civil Supplies matters. The entire civil Supplies subject was being dealt with separately by the Commissioner of Civil Supplies as a Second Member in the Board. In G.ORt.No.2688, Genl.Admn (Spl.A) Dept., dt. 22.07.1977 orders have issued bifurcating the post of Commissioner of Excise and Civil Supplies as Commissioner of Civil Supplies and Commissioner of Excise and Commissioner of Civil Supplies has been functioning independently as the Head of the Department and Ex. Officio Secretary to Govt., Food and Agriculture (CS) Department (Presently the Consumer Affairs, Food and Civil Supplies Department).


Brief functions of the Civil Supplies Department are

  • Procurement of Paddy, Coarse grains like maize, jowar, bajra, pulses through the State Agencies under MSP Operations.
  • Procurement of rice under mill levy under Decentralized procurement by APSCSC Ltd and for central pool to FCI
  • Issue of ration cards to the eligible families 
  • Implementation e-pds project, monitoring of Public Distribution of Essential Commodities through FP Shops
  • Implementation of Petroleum Products and other Control Orders under the Essential Commodities Act, 1955
  • Implementation of Consumer Protection Act through State Commission and District Consumer Fora and other Consumer Welfare Schemes
  • Monitoring of prices of Essential Commodities and Market Intervention Operations to contain the open market prices, if need arises.
  • Grounding of LPG connections for BPL families (Deepam Scheme)
  • Monitoring the enrolment of citizens under Aadhaar.
Commissioner, Civil Supplies
Sri Akun Sabharwal I.P.S
Fax: 23318456​


The Hon'ble Consumer Affairs Food & Civil Supplies Minister

Sri G. Mallaiah
Smt. G. Rajitha
B.Tech (Civil)

The Civil Supplies Department is headed by the Commissioner of Civil Supplies who is also the Ex.Officio Secretary to Govt., in the Consumer Affairs, Food and Civil Supplies Department.

The following Heads of Departments are administrative control of the Consumer Affairs, Food and Civil Supplies Department

  • Commissioner of Civil Supplies- Sri Akun Sabharwal I.P.S
  • A.P. State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission and
  • Controller, Legal Metrology
  • AP State Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd., is the Govt., undertaking under the control of the Consumer Affairs, Food and Civil Supplies Department


Organizations and Contacts

Note : As per the AP Reorganization Act, 2014, certain institutions serve both the States of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh till they are bifurcated. T​​he below listed organizations and institutions should be seen in that light.​  

Ex. Officio Secretary to Govt. Sri P. Satyanarayana Reddy
Fax: 23318456,
Deputy Secretary - 040-23310462

Commissioner of Civil Supplies

Commissioner Sri P. Satyanarayana Reddy
Fax: 23318456
Joint Director (Admn.) -​​
Fax: 23394637

State Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd.

Vice Chairman &
Managing Director
Sri P. Satyanarayana Reddy​​​
Fax: 23318456
General Manager (Admn. F & IA) Smt. G. Vani
Fax: 23312590
General Manager (PDS & Mktg.) Sri D. Lakshminarayana
Fax: 23310697
Executive Engineer Sri Shiva Kumar

Controller of Legal Metrology

Add.DGP & Controller Sri Sandeep Kumar Sultania, IAS
040-27612170, 040-23552223
Fax: 27613667

​Telangana State Consumer Disputes Redressal ​Commission

President Justice MSK. Jaiswal
Fax: 23394399​​​​​​
Member Sri K. Ramesh
Fax: 23394399​​​​​​
Designated Officer-cum-Asst. Registrar Sri V. Janardhan Reddy
Fax: 23394399​​​​​​