Food Corporation of India is operating 2199 warehouses for storage of food grains across the country

FCI is operating 2199 warehouses (Owned/Hired) for storage of food grains across the country

DATE: 11 FEB 2022

Food Corporation of India

The Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabhaon 11 FEB 2022, informed that that augmentation of capacity is a continuous process.  Food Corporation of India (FCI) continuously assesses and monitors the storage capacity and based on the storage gap assessment, storage capacities are created/hired. 

FCI augments its storage capacity through following schemes:-

  1. Private Entrepreneurs Guarantee (PEG) Scheme
  2. Central Sector Scheme (CSS)
  3. Construction of Silo’s under Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode
  4. Hiring of godown from Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC)/ State Warehousing Corporations (SWCs)/State Agencies
  5. Hiring of godown through Private Warehousing Scheme (PWS).

As on 01.01.2022, FCI is operating 2199 of warehouses (Owned/Hired) for  storage  of  foodgrains  throughout the country. The State-wise detail of number of storage unit available with FCI (Owned and Hired) as on 01.01.2022 is enclosed at Annexure-I.

Annexure-I

State-wise number of storage unit available with FCI (Owned and Hired) as on 01.01.2022.

S. NRegionTotal number of warehouse
1Bihar80
2Jharkhand48
3Odisha46
4West Bengal30
5Sikkim2
6Arunachal Pradesh15
7Assam40
8Manipur9
9Nagaland6
10Tripura7
11Mizoram6
12Meghalaya6
13Delhi6
14Haryana297
15Himachal Pradesh18
16Jammu & Kashmir26
17Laddakh6
18Punjab611
19Chandigarh1
20Rajashthan173
21Uttar Pradesh248
22Uttaranchal20
23Andhra Pradesh40
24Andman & Nicobar1
25Karnataka62

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26Lakshadweep1
27Kerala25
28Tamilnadu68
29Pudducherry3
30Telangana72
31Chattisgarh63
32Gujarat36
33Dadra Nagar Haveli &DD0
34Madhya Pradesh36
35Goa2
36Maharashtra89
Total2199

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