About Bihar State Food Corporation
Bihar State Food & Civil Supplies Corporation Limited was established on 2nd April 1973, under the company Act, 1956.
The Food and Consumer Protection department, Government of Bihar manages one of India's largest Public Distribution System (PDS) supply chain through which major commodities like wheat, rice etc. are distributed through a network of more than 45,000 Fair Price Shops covering a population (AAY and Priority Household) of more than 76 million in the state.
The Bihar State Food and Civil Supplies Corporation (BSFC), nodal agency for distribution of PDS commodities is implementing the state of the art e-PDS system to introduce transparency and accountability in the entire system and arrest leakages and diversions in the supply chain which is defeating the noble cause and scheme of the Government. The project covers activities at all the District Managers offices, 57 FCI depots and 534 PDS Godowns in the state.
BSFC also has been designated as Nodal Agency for procurement of paddy and wheat on behalf of Govt. at Minimum Support Price (MSP) and additional bonus announced by State Government from the farmers