The objectives/purpose of the Authority of Deputy Commissioner (Supply) East Khasi Hills, Shillong is to ensure that Schemes connected with the distribution of Subsidized Commodities like TPDS, Annapurna, AAY for SC/ST Hostels, S.K.Oil etc are effectively implemented for the benefit of the beneficiaries of the District. Moreover, Commodities in the open market were also thoroughly monitored on daily basis with regard to their stock, prices etc.
The Authorities might at all times make every efforts to prevent any unscrupulous Malpractice trades so as to avoid any undue exploitation to the beneficiaries of the District. With this aim in view, the public authority of the Commodities is running regular and timely allotment, lifting meant for the District. Inspection and raids were also conducted if situation warrants. The returns like availability of stock of Essential Commodities, their prices were monitored on daily basis and reports are sent to the Public Authority on daily/weekly/monthly and quarterly basis. Commodities under TPDS were timely lifted and the same are distributed by Public Consumers though Fair price Shop at subsidized price fixed by Government.