The OSWC is providing scientific storage facilities to the stock of food grains, fertilizers, oil seeds, paper, cotton, insecticides and other notified commodities. The depositors like Food Corporation of India ,Odisha State Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd, Fertilizer Companies ,State Govt. Agencies, National Agriculture Co-operative Marketing Federation of India Ltd, Hindustan Insecticides Ltd, Cotton Corporation of India, Agriculturists and other depositors are availing the storage and warehousing facilities of the OSWC.
The Corporation is providing handling and transportation facilities of stock to its depositors through experienced Contractors at a fairly reasonable rate . Movement of stock is carried out by the Corporation from railhead to warehouse point & vice versa and from warehouse point to different destinations as per requirement of the depositors. For such work the depositors pay nominal supervision charges to the Corporation.
Scientific storage of commodities in the warehouses is the basic objective of the Corporation. The Corporation is providing periodical prophylactic and curative treatments to stock of food grains, pulses, sal seeds etc. to ensure maintenance of the quality of the stock during storage. Insecticides such as Aluminum Phosphide, Deltamethrin, Dimethyl Dichlorovinyl Phosphate and Malathion are utilized to make the stock pest free. Prophylactic treatment is provided as a preventive measure to check insect of food grains with 200% spraying with Malathion for 20% of the entire stock twice in a month while the balance 80% stock is provided with 100% spraying by Deltamethrin once in every three months. As a curative measure, fumigation of infested stock is also done with Aluminum Phosphide as and when required. This apart, before onset of monsoon, utmost care is being taken to provide pre-monsoon fumigation to the entire food grain stock available in the warehouses by 30th June