Year the Canteen Stores Department - commonly known as CSD - was created to provide 'easy access to quality products of daily use, at prices less than market rates' to the soldiers, ex-servicemen and their families.
consumers served comprising serving personnel of the army, navy and the air force, ex-servicemen, and their families.
products sold - ranging from biscuits and beer to shampoos and cars.
Suppliers. For most suppliers, particularly, consumer product companies, CSD accounts for 5-7% of their total volume sales.
unit run canteens through which the products are sold (physical stores). In addition there are 34 depots, administered by 5 Regional Offices.
Number of employees.