Hon. Rishad Bathiudeen
Minister of Industry & Commerce

Hon. A. D. Champika Premadasa
State Minister
Ministry of Industry & Commerce

Mr. Chinthaka S. Lokuhetti
Ministry of Industry & Commerce

Mrs. J. Krishnamoorthy
Food Commissioner
Food Commissioner’s Department

The main objectives of this Department are to store essential food items, especially, paddy purchased under the government procurement programme and release them to the local market to avoid shortage in the market and to control major price fluctuations.

Our Vision

“To ensure that each household is provided nutritious, essential food items without any shortage.”

Our Mission

“In order to reach this mission we have organized our marketing services in a proper manner to serve the customers and to provide the food items to them at reasonable, affordable prices. In order to reach this service commitment the Food Department has used all the resources of its different units and the services of its committed employees. The Food Department gives great importance to serve its customers.”