Social Security Policy Support (SSPS) Programme

An initiative of the Cabinet Division and the General Economics Division (GED) of Bangladesh Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh

Ministry of Food

Ministry of Food is the key organization of the government to take decisions on the overall issues related with food availability and storage. As per allocation of business the Ministry is responsible for formulation, review and execution of legislation, policies, plans, procedures, etc. related to the overall food system and food policy. This Ministry is assigned with the task of establishing of a dependable national food security system. Procurement, storage and movement of food-grains are included in the broader activities of the government. The vision of Ministry of Food is to “ensure dependable and sustainable food security for all at all times” and the mission is to “ensure adequate and stable supply of safe and nutritious food through integrated public food management”. Along with the Ministry of Food other ministries like the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief, Women and Children Affairs etc. are also closely associated in implementation of food security programmes.

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