- Food Corporation of India is a statutory body constituted under the Food Corporations Act, 1964, to implement the food policy of the Government of India.
- The primary purpose of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) includes the purchase, storage, movement, transport, distribution and sale of food grains and other foodstuffs.
- To ensure Minimum Support Price to farmers
- To maintain buffer stocks of food grains and distribution of food grains under National Food Security Act (2013) and other welfare schemes of Govt. of India.
- To intervene in the market for price stabilization