The Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corporation is a State owned Public Sector Company registered under the Companies Act 1956. This corporation was registered under section 8 of the Companies Act 2013 in the name “TAMIL NADU CIVIL SUPPLIES CORPORATION” w.e.f. 01.04.2010. It procures, stock and distribute essential commodities for PDS, Spl.PDS and Noon Meal Programme. The Corporation operates departmental stores as a market intervention measure to control prices of essential commodities like rice, dhall, vegetables like onion, tomato etc, in the open market. The Corporation has been the nodal agency for procurement of Fan, Mixie and Grinder, a flagship programme of the Government.
There are 11 Directors in the Board of the Corporation including Chairman. Hon’ble Minister for food and Civil Supplies is the Chairman of the Board of Director of Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corporation. The Managing Director looks after the day to day administration of the Corporation.
The Corporation has 33 Regions, Each Revenue Districts coincides with one Region except Chennai. Chennai is bifurcated as North and South Region to cater the needs of people. There are 7982 permanent employees on roll, besides 6631 loadmen working in the godowns and Modern Rice Mills of the Corporation.