Minister Name

Minister Name


Secretary Name

Secretary Name


Departmental Functions

  • Procure Foodgrain stocks allocated bye the Federal Government and arrange its further distribution to various distribution Centers according to demand
  • Procure Foodgrain stocks within own resources from the province and arrange its further distribution to various PR Centers according to demand, and Streamline the local procurement of wheat. By opening temporary wheat purchase centers during the procurement seasons in Nasiarabad Region.
  • Maintenance of three month′s reserves to ensure smooth and steady supply of wheat/atta and to eliminate possibilities of artificial shortage and breaksown in supplies.
  • Streamline the procedure of releases of wheat, fix monthly quota of each consuming area according to the demand with reference to availability of wheat particularly in the open market.
  • Deal with service matters other than those within the purview of administrative Department and sub-ordinate offices.
  • To draw plans for the construction of storage, accommodation and maintenance Government Department and Storage godown.
  • To deal with other matter concerning storage of stocks such as purchase of stock articles, gunny bag, tarpaulins, weighing scales, fumigants to preserve the stock stored in the godown and also arrange private storage accommodation as and when required.
  • Keeping and compilation of accounts on provincial level and reconcile State Trading accounts and running accounts of foodgrain at the end of each year.
  • To arrange cash credit facilities for commodity operation with the commercial Banks.
  • To maintain statistical data in regard to subject dealt with by the Food Directorate.
  • To arrange cash credit facilities for commodity operation with the Commercial Banks.
  • To implement the Government policy with regard to milling and quality control on atta produced by the Flour Mills and other grinding plants drawing Government wheat.
  • In addition to the above, the Food Directorate has to arrange payment of the services of handling and transportation of foodgrain through out the province after award of contracts on annual basis.
  • To compile accounts rendered by all the provincial reserve centers in the province and also that of procurement centers opened during the financial year for procurement of local wheat.

Secretary Food Office

Ofc: 081-9201099


Fax: 081-9203178

Email:- [email protected]

Director General Food

Ofc: 081-9201993

Fax: 081-9202475

Director General Balochistan Food Authority

Ofc: 081-9204711

Fax: 081-9204714