Honorable Health Minister


Shri Sivananda S. Patil

Principal Secretary


Sri Jawaid Akhtar, I.A.S

Food Safety Commissioner


Sri Pankaj Kumar Pandey, I.A.S

Activities
S.No Training conducted
1 5 days Induction training for all Food Safety officers in 4 batches on Oct 2010
2 Training for Designated Officers 1st session 23rd to 27th Aug 2011, and 2nd session on 5th to 7th July 2012
3 One day orientation workshop on FSSA for state level programme officers, Nodal officers and District health and family welfare officers
4 Training for Registering Authority of Bruhath Bangaluru mahanagara palike, on 18th & 19th July 2012

 

S.No Awareness workshop-State level conducted
1 Food safety, The Way Forward for NGO on 17/12/2011
2 FSSA-2006 Rules & Regulations 2011 for Roller Flour Millers Federation of India on 03/01/2012
3 New Food Safety & Standard Act for Bangalore Chambers of Industry and Commerce on 19/01/2012
4 Food Safety guidelines for Corporates and Industries, HEALTH FIRST & ISMR on 03/02/2012
5 Interactive sessions on Food Regulations with Confederation of Indian Food Trade and Industry (Food Wing of FICCI) on 14/02/2012
6 Interactive session on Food Safety & Standard Act with members of Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI) on 15/02/2012
7 Media awareness programme on FSSA with the chairmanship of District Commissioners in district

 

S.No Other activities
1 T.V. documentary & T.V. spots on Food adulteration & Food safety to all Primary Health Centres in the form of CDs for public display
2 Rs 26 lakhs budget to designated Officers and Food safety officers for Food sampling, transportation, contingency
3 The construction of State Food Laboratory at Bangalore, one divisional food laboratory at Mysore, Belgaum and Gulbarga has been taken up by KHSDRP funds
4 The KHSDRP (World Bank Project) has procured Instruments, Glasswares, Computers & Accessories and Furnitures to State food laboratory and also for three divisional laboratories to the tune of 33.13 lakhs, another 36 lakhs for instruments is in tender process

 

S.No Proposed Activities for Year 2012-13
1 A budget of 10.4 crores for 2012-13, including 1 mobile food testing laboratories has been allotted by State Government
2 Proposal for creation of a separate Food Safety Commisionarate with 623 posts of various cadres-under process in Government
3 A proposal of Rs 7.4 crores has been submitted under additional finance of KHSDRP for activities like,
i Upgradation of food laboratories, procurement of equipment’s
ii Capacity building for various officers
iii Baseline survey and mapping of ffod production units in the State
iv Construction and establishment of Designated Officers offices in 30 districts
v Establishment and management of the helpline in the State
vi Awareness workshops for various food manufactures in the state
4 Notification of more no. of Registering Authorities in BBMP
5 Constitution of Food Safety Appellate Tribunal by Government