The A.P.State Warehouse Corporation was established in August, 1958 under Sub-Section 1, Section 18 of
the Warehousing Corporation Act, 1958 (Central Amended Act of 1962) enacted by the Parliament. The
Warehousing Scheme envisages providing storage facilities for food grains and other agriculture
commodities, seeds, manures and fertilizers to minimize losses and deterioration in storage. The scheme
also aims to enable farmers to have easy and cheap credit facilities from Banks against pledge of the
Warehouse Receipt to improve the holding capacity of the producer to avoid distress sales in harvesting
To realise the above objectives, the Warehousing Corporation is empowered to acquire and build
Warehouses for storage of Agricultural produce, seeds, fertilizers and other notified commodities and
also to act as an agent of the Central Warehousing Corporation or of the Government, for the purpose of
purchases, sales storage, distribution etc., of Agricultural Commodities in time of need.
ORGANIZATIONAL SET UP OF THE CORPORATION :
According to Section20(a) of the Warehousing Corporation Act 1962, the General Superintendence
and Management of the affairs of the State Warehousing Corporation are vested in a Board consisting of
11 Directors of whom 5 are nominated by the Central Warehousing Corporation, The remaining 6 Directors
are from the State. The Chairman of the Board is appointed by the State Government with the prior
approval of the Central Warehousing Corporation.
ADMINISTRATIVE SETUP OF THE CORPORATION AT OFFICE AS WELL AS IN DISTRICT:
The Manager of the Corporation is organised in three tier system.
- Head Office
- Regional Office
- Warehousing Centers
The Managing Director is assisted by Secretary, Executive Engineer and Other Functional Managers for
Finance and Accounts, Personnel and Administration, Business and Logistics, Material and Quality Control
and they are provided with Deputy Manager, Asst.Manager and Other Staff at HeadOffice.
THE EIGHT REGIONAL OFFICES ARE LOCATED AT:
|S.NO ||Name of the Region ||Districts Covered|
|1. ||VIZIANAGARAM ||SRIKAKULAM,VIZIANAGARAM|
|1. ||KAKINADA ||EAST GODAVARI|
|1. ||T.P.GUDEM ||WEST GODAVARI |
|1. ||VIJAYAWADA ||KRISHNA ,GUNTUR, PRAKASAM |
|1. ||CUDDAPAH ||PRAKASAM,NELLORE,CHITTOOR,CUDDAPAH,ANANTHAPUR,KURNOOL|
|1. ||HYDERABAD ||MAHABOOBNAGAR,R.R.DISTRICT,TWIN CITIES,MEDAK |
|1. ||NALGONDA ||NALGONDA,KHAMMAM |
|1. ||KARIMNAGAR ||NIZAMABAD,KARIMNAGAR,WARANGAL,ADILABAD |
Each Region is headed by a Regional Manager and is provided with an Assistant Manager (Technical) to
look after the Quality Control work of the Food grains stored in the Region and also supporting staff
like Senior Assistants, Junior Assistants, Typists, etc. the Regional Manager, besides attending to the
improvement and extension of business activities of the Corporation will regularly inspect the
Warehouses for physical verification of stocks, records and also quality control work and proper
preservation of stocks stored in the warehouses. They are delegated with some administrative and
financial powers for effective and smooth function.
Two vigilance and Inspection Officers based at Headquarters are directly working under the control of
Managing Director and are entrusted with the job of conducting surprise inspection of the Warehouses and
Investigations into the complaints received by the Corporation.
The Warehousing Centers have been classified as Grade-I, II and III depending upon the capacity of the
Warehouses. Staff consisting of Warehouse Manager, Asst.Manager(Technical), Asst.Warehouse Manager,
Junior Assistants, Gauard-cumPeon have been provided.