Food Department was created in the 2nd World War during 1945 to meet the deficiency of food in India. Initially its name was Civil Supplies Department and used to supply a number of articles including atta, wheat, rice and sugar. A number of items used to be distributed even after creation of Pakistan. Lastly only three items i.e. sugar, rice and atta used to be distributed through rationing by the Food Department
HIGH TECH STORAGE SILOS
A storage silo is functioning in Faisalabad that has storage capacity of about 50,000 metric tons.
Installation of 28 weigh bridges at different Provincial Reserves (PR) centers in Punjab