The department performs following functions:

  • Procurement of wheat for issuance to the mills
  • To act as government agent to provide a wheat purchase window to the farmers at support price
  • Ensure Food Security in wheat and wheat products
  • Transportation from surplus to deficit regions
  • Protection of wheat from pest and other hazards
  • Targeted Food Support Programmes  and Ramzan/Christmas Packages.
  • Undertaking all activity related to export of wheat up to supply at port
  • Co-ordination with MOF, MOC, MNFSR, other provinces and International Agencies for matters relating to wheat