Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution

Chairman :
Sudip Bandyopadhyay
Political Party :
All India Trinamool Congress
State / Constituency :
Kolkata Uttar
Member From :
Lok Sabha

Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution

A Department of Food and Public Distribution  
  • Procurement, storage and distribution of foodgrains;
  • Payment of sugarcane arrears to sugarcane farmers;
  • Functioning of Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority (WDRA);
  • Quality Control Cells (QCCs);
  • Construction of Godowns by FCI;
  • Food subsidy and its utilization;
  • Development/Promotion of Sugar Industry; and
  • Edible Oils.


B Department of Consumer Affairs  
  • Programmes for Consumer Protection.
  • Regulation of Packaged Commodities.
  • Problem of supply and distribution of adulterated milk and measures taken to check it.
  • Mechanism of Price Monitoring System.
  • Price rise of Essential Commodities - Causes & Effects.
  • BIS -Hallmarking & Jewellery.
  • Initiatives in the North - East in the field of Consumer Rights Protection
  • Regulation of Weights and Measures.