Profile & Contact Info of Ministers of Consumer Affairs, Food & Pub. Distribution

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

Krishi Bhawan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi 110001

Name of the Minister Job Role Call Numbers
Office of the Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
Shri Ram Vilas Paswan Minister
Office of the Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food & Pub. Distri.
Shri Raosaheb Danve Patil
Minister of State +91 11 23070637, 23070642 (Off.)
+91 11 23386098 (Fax)
+91 11 23092302,24655435 (Res.)
Officers in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

The dept of Consumer Affairs falling under Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & PD is accountable for the deriving food policies for Consumer Cooperatives, watching rates, Consumer motion in the country and thus Controlling of statutory bodies such as Bureau of Indian Standards BIS & Weights and Measures.

Department of Consumer Affairs

Shri Keshav Desiraju
IAS, UK..1978
Secy. +91 11 23782807,23070121 ( Off.)
+91 11 23384716 (Fax)
Shri G. Gurucharan
IAS, KN 1982
Addl. Secretary +91 11 23383027,23386575 ( Off.)
+91 11 23385083 (Fax)
Shri Prabhas Kumar Jha
IAS, UP 1982
Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor +91 11 23384418 ( Off.)
+91 11 23388523 (Fax)
Shri Manoj Kumar Parida
IAS, UT 1986
Jt. Secretary +91 11 23386666 ( Off.)
+91 11 23386322 (Fax)
+91 11 26264261 ( Res.)

The DFPD dept holds accounts for formulating policies on the sugar segment like dictating Fair & Remunerative Price FRP of sugarcane remitted by Sugar factories and apart from that it holds responsible on export & import of foodgrains, sugar & edible oils policies.

Department of Food and Public Distribution

Shri Sudhir Kumar
IAS UP 1978
Secretary +91 11 23382349,23097018 ( Off.)
+91 11 23386052 (Fax)
+91 11 23389033 ( Res.)
Shri Prabhas Kumar Jha
( IAS, UP..1982 )
Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor +91 11 23384418,23388523 ( Off.)
+91 11 23388523 (Fax)
Dr. A. R. Goyal Joint Secretary (Admin) +91 11 23382625 ( Off.)
+91 11 26177292 ( Res.)
Shri Ajay Saxena
( IFS, AGMUT..1984 )
Joint Secretary (Impex,SRA,EOP,IC, PG, BP, PD & NFSA) +91 11 23382956 ( Off.)
+91 11 23097028 (Fax)
Shri T Jacob
( IAS, TN..1984 )
Joint Secretary (A and S & SA) +91 11 23388161 ( Off.)
+91 11 23383108 (Fax)
+91 11 26880530 ( Res.)
Shri U. K. S. Chauhan
( IAS, KL..1986 )
Joint Secretary +91 11 23382512 ( Off.)
+91 11 23389358 (Fax)
Shri Prashant Trivedi
( IAS, UP..1989 )
Joint Secretary (Policy & FCI) +91 11 23382529 ( Off.)
+91 11 23097033 (Fax)
Shri Deepak Kumar
( IAS, UP..1990 )
Joint Secretary +91 11 23384308 ( Off.)
+91 11 23070239 (Fax)


Designation Office (Phone/Fax)
Attached & Subordinate Offices
The Warehousing Development & Regulatory Authority aka WDRA regulates & ensures materializatizing of the provisions for the developing and regulating warehouses, Regulations of Negotiability of Warehouse Receipts and work for orderly rise of the warehousing business.Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority (WDRA)

Warehousing Bhawan’ 4/1, Siri Institutional Area, August Kranti Marg ,Delhi,New Delhi,110016

Autonomous Bodies, Boards & Corporations
BIS introduces System Certification Scheme via accredited Certification Bodiescalled i-Care Programme for Effective commerce. The Bureau of Indian Standards is one of the country’s Standards Body of India covered under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Government of India.Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)

Manak Bhavan, 9 Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,Delhi,New Delhi,110002

The National Cooperative Consumers’ Federation of India Ltd aka NCCF is controlled by the apex federation of the consumer cooperatives actually formed in 16.10.1965 and it comprises one hundred and thirty six Primary Cooperative Stores, Wholesale Society, State level Consumer Cooperative Federations and National Cooperative Development Corporation.National Co-operative Consumers Federation of India Limited (NCCF)

Deepali” (5th Floor), 92, Nehru Place, New Delhi 110019

PSUs and Joint Ventures
Central Warehousing Corporation started in 1957 to give logistics aid to entire indian agricultural sector which works as public warehouse operator providing logistics services to bigger group of clients through its four hundred and sixty four Warehouses around the country can accomodate 10.64 million tonnes and other solutions like foodgrain warehouses, industrial warehousing, personalized warehouses, container freight services, inland clearance depots & aircargo complexesCentral Warehousing Corporation

Warehousing Bhawan”, 4/1, Siri Institutional Area August Kranti Marg, Khel Gaon Marg, New Delhi – 110016

Shri C.V. Ananda Bose
+91-11-26515980+91-11-26962411 (Fax)
Food Corporation of India in the line of Food Corporations Act 1964 materializes National Food Policy such as effective rate aiding functions thus securing the farmers interest, foodgrains distribution across the country, balancing operational and extra stocks of foodgrains ensuring National Food Security to a satisfactory and finally regulating market priceFood Corporation of India

16-20, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi – 110001

Shri C Viswanath
Hindustan Vegetable Oils Corporation Limited64-65, Satguru Ram Singh Marg, Kirti Nagar, Industrial Area, New Delhi – 110015
Website :
Shri V. M. Rao
+91-11-23070429+91-11-26260429 (Fax)
Statutory Bodies, Commissions & Councils
Central Vigilance Committee on Public Distribution System716, Asiad Village Complex, Khel Gaon,Delhi,New Delhi,110049
Forward Markets Commission or in short called as FMC located at Mumbai is also the regulatory authority for commodity futures market in India established through Forward Contracts Regulation Act 1952. FMC advises the central govt. to recognize or withdraw any association or involves in any matter out of control of the administration of the Forward Contracts Regulation Act 1952.Forward Markets Commission (FMC)

EVEREST, 3rd Floor, 100 , Marine Drive,Maharashtra,Mumbai,400002

National Consumer Disputes Redressal CommissionUpbhokta Nyay Bhawan, ‘F’ Block, GPO Complex, INA, ,Delhi,New Delhi,110023
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