Food Regulation Section

Drugs and Food Quality Control (Food) Section deals with administration of the Food Safety and Standards Act and the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) established under section 4 of FSS Act 2006 for laying down science based standards for articles of food and to regulate their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for Human consumption and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. The works of the Section include:-

i) Administration of the Food Safety and Standards Act and amendments thereto.

ii) Notification of the Food Safety and Standards Rules.

iii) Granting approval of the Central Government to FSSAI for issuing notifications on Food Safety and Standards Regulations, amendments thereto.

iv) Appointment of the Chairperson of the Food Authority

v)  Appointment of the part time Members of the Food Authority.

vi)  Appointment of ex-officio Members of the Food Authority.

vii) Release of funds to the Food Authority under Plan Scheme.

viii) Administration of the FRSL, Ghaziabad.

ix) Parliament matters including Parliament Questions on food safety and the Food Authority.

x) Dealing with VIP references, letters, representations etc., relating to the food safety and the Food Authority.

Contact us :-

i) Dr R.K Vats, Additional Secretary, Tel 23062985

ii) Shri Sudhir Kumar, Joint Secretary, Tel 23063585

iii) Shri Ashish V. Gawai, Deputy Secretary, Tel 23062292

iv) Shri Prabhat Kumar Singh, Under Secretary, Tel 23061229

v) Smt Suman Lata Sharma, Section Officer, Tel 23062861

  • Constitute of a committee to undertake comprehensive review of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 (1.59 MB)
  • Draft Recruitment Rules for Director (Vigilance) Central Drugs Standard control organization (2.69 MB)
  • State wide action plan to draw sample of milk and milk products (5.59 MB)
  • Appointment of Members (ex-officio) in the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (952.07 KB)