Food and Civil Supplies

Name of the office & full address

District Supply Office
Civil Station, Vidyanagar,

Brief description of the Dept

The Civil Supplies Department discharges the important responsibilities of the public Distribution enforcement of markets, discipline and promotion of the consumer awareness and protection of their interest. Now there are 276827 Ration card holders in our district. Among these AAY- 28374, PHH (BPL) 94083, NPS- 112131, NPNS- 42239
Department Website :
District Level Offices : District Supply Office, Kasaragod, Civil Station, Kasargod

District Level Officers

Location : Civil Station, Vidyanagar
Name of the officer : Sri. Sasidharan V K
Designation : District Supply Officer
Contact No. : 04994255138
Mobile No. : 9188527328

Sub offices : 4 Taluk Supply Offices

Taluk Supply Office, Kasaragod

Location : Old Bus stand, Kasaragod, Near Mallika Arjuna Temple
Name of the officer : Sri. Krishnakumar P
Designation : Taluk Supply Officer
Contact No. : 04994230108
Mobile No. : 9188527412

Taluk Supply Office, Manjeshwar

Location : Bandiyod
Name of the officer : Sri. Sajimon K P
Designation : Taluk Supply Officer (I/c)
Contact No. : 04998230089
Mobile No. : 9188527415

Taluk Supply Office, Hosdurg

Location : Mini Civil Station, Kanhangad, Puthiyakota
Name of the officer : Smt. Bindu K N
Designation : Taluk Supply Officer (I/c)
Contact No. : 04672204044
Mobile No. : 9188527413

Taluk Supply Office, Vellarikkundu

Location : Vellarikkundu
Name of the officer : Sri. Aneesh P
Designation : Taluk Supply Officer
Contact No. : 04672 242720
Mobile No. : 9188527414

Main Schemes

Nation Food Security Act (NFSA)

As passed by the Parliament Govt. has notified NFSA 2013 on 10th September 2013 with the object to provide for food and Nutritional Security in human life cycle approach, by ensuring access to adequate quantity of quality food at affordable prices to people to live a life with dignity. The Act provides for coverage of upto 75% of the rural population and upto 50% of the urban population for receiving subsidized food grains under Targeted Public Distribution System (TDPS), thus covering about 2/3 of the population. The eligible persons will be entitled to receive 5 k.g of food grains per person per month at the Central Govt. subsidized price of Rs.3/-, 2/-. 1/- per K.g of Rice/ Wheat/coarse grains. But the State Govt. distribute the food grains at free of cost.

AAY (Anthyodaya Anna Yojana)

The existing A A Y Households which constitute the poorest of poor will continue to receive 35 k.g of food grains per households per month at free of cost.