Food Department Punjab is responsible for acquiring wheat and supplying it to flour mills at subsidized prices. To control the acquiring and supply of wheat the department recruits employees creating new jobs in the province.
The recruitment process of Food Department of Punjab is based on departmental committees and Punjab Public Service Commission. Employees till BS-7 are selected through open advertisement in newspapers after which candidates are shortlisted through written tests and interviews.
Staff above BS-7 is recruited through PPSC which is the centralized government agency responsible for selecting and recommending suitable candidates for government departments.
Tests and interview of Punjab Public Service Commission are held in February of each year for which interested candidates are required to submit their application forms in December. Tests are held only once a year in which candidates are selected for multiple department of provincial government.
Interested candidates who want to join Food Department of Punjab for posts up to BS-7 should check the official website of the department and leading newspapers for latest jobs. Applicants cannot apply online because no such facility is available.
Career opportunities in the department include:
- Food Controllers
- Foodgrains Inspectors
- Foodgrains Supervisors
- Assistants Stenographers
- Gazette Officers
- Support Staff
- Computer Operators
The eligibility criteria of these jobs may differ but will be revealed in advertisement. Apply only if you fulfill the criteria otherwise your application will not be considered for the post.
The application form and CV of candidates should reach the department within 15 days of advertisement, after due date application will not be considered.
Food Department Punjab also aims to make sure that safe, secure and healthy food is provided to the consumer. The aims of food department includes that food is nutritionally adequate & easily available in required quantity.
The department also stabilizes the wheat market by storing it in reserves when it is in excess and releasing it for market and export when it is required. Subsidy is also provided to mills so that flour rate is accessible and acceptable for whole population.
Anti-Adulteration campaign is also managed by the department for which a new team was established which provides training to each districts to stop adulteration in food items.
For more details contact at:
Address: Old P&D Building, 2 – Bank Road Lahore
Phone Number: 042-99210514, 042-99210515