FOOD, CIVIL SUPPLIES & CONSUMER AFFAIRS BRANCHES

Dhubri Sub-Division(S)  || Bilalipara Sub-Division(C) || S. Salmara-Mankachar Sub-Division(C)

          Dhubri district is comprises of three Sub-divisions. There are two outline Civil Sub-divisions and one Sadar Sub-division. The two Civil Sub-divisions are South Salmara – Mankachar, head quarter at Hatsingimari and Bilasipara, head quarter at Bilasipara. Each Sub-division is having one FCS & CA Branch at its head quarter. The FCS & CA Branch at Sadar Sub-division functions under direct control of the Deputy Commissioner, who is assisted by an Addl. Deputy Commissioner. The FCS & CA Branches at outline Civil Sub-divisions function under direct control of the Sub-divisional Officer. But. all these three FCS & CA branches function independently under over all supervision of the DC. The FCS & CA Branch at Sadar Sub-division is headed by one Deputy Director, who is assisted by Inspectors and Sub Inspectors. The FCS & CA Branch at South Salmara – Mankachar Civil Sub-division is headed by one Asstt. Director who is assisted by Inspectors and Sub Inspectors. But, the FCS & CA Branch at Bilasipara Civil Sub-division is headed by one Superintendent who is assisted by Inspectors and Sub Inspectors. The prime duty of these three FCS & CA Branches is to check and ensure proper functioning of Public Distribution System (PDS) Network.

          Under the Public Distribution System (PDS) Network, essential commodities like Rice, SK Oil, Atta, Levy Sugar are distributed to BPL, APL, AAY and MMASY beneficiaries through registered Fair Price Dealer/ Agent. Besides the PDS items, the FCS & CA Branch also provides free LPG connections preferably to women belong to BPL category under Randhanjyoti Scheme as per target received yearly from Govt.

          There are Vigilance & Monitoring Committees at District level, Sub-division level, LA Constituency level and at Fair Price Shop level to monitor the functioning of the PDS Network.