The responsibilities of the Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department are to maintain overall stability of general price level and to ensure adequate supply of commodities at right quantity in weight to the masses of the state. The FCS&CA Department is comprised of 2(two) Directorates to oversee the above main factors. These are:
i. Directorate of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Assam
ii. Controller of Legal Metrology.
The Main function of the Food and Civil Supplies as administrative department is mainly policy making and ensure implementation and monitoring of the policies. The policies are implemented by the Office of the Directorate of Food and Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and the Office of the Controller of Legal Metrology. It looks after the establishment matter of both the sub organizations.