In the twin cities itself there are a few thousand police Officers and Police Personnel.
SUVIDHA has proposed to extend its activities by establishing outlets at important centres like Yousufguda, Goshamahal, Petlaburj and Amberpet where number of Police personnel reside so that the services of SUVIDHA are made available at their doorsteps.
SUVIDHA has also proposed to extend its activity slowly and steadily all over the State to provide
Suvidha was started on 21st February 1976 as “I.G. of Police Employees Cooperative Consumer Stores Ltd”, initially with financial aid from the Police welfare Society. It was renamed as Police Department Employees Welfare Association on 28th Sept 2001.
Suvidha Consumer Stores is procuring at wholesale rates all Cereals, rice, pulses and other consumer items and selling to police families at prices 8 to 10 % less than MRP It also supplies stationery and office items to various Police offices in Hyderabad and nearby Districts besides items of uniform at very competitive prices. The Fire services and Prison Departments also purchase such items from Suvidha.