Minister's Speech

World Food Safety Day

7th June 2019

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Health Minister on World Food Safety Day speaking about the importance of eating right and appreciating FSSAI's all-inclusive approach on working towards a healthier nation.


World Food Safety Day

7th June 2019

Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare on World Food Safety Day at FSSAI


World Food Safety Day

7th June 2019

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Health Minister on World Food Safety Day speaking about the importance of eating right and appreciating FSSAI's all-inclusive approach on working towards a healthier nation.


World Food Safety Day - Unveiling the only statue of "Gandhiji on a Bicycle"

7th June 2019

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Hon'ble Union Health Minister , unveiling the only statue of "Gandhiji on a Bicycle" on World Food Safety Day at FSSAI Headquarters, Delhi.


World Food Safety Day - Coverage on National Television

7th June 2019

Coverage on National Television of the celebration of First World Food Safety Day at FSSAI where Hon’ble Union Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare unveiled the first and only statue of Mahatma Gandhi on a bicycle.


Launch of National Food Laboratory, Ghaziabad

23rd August, 2019

Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Hon'ble Dr. Harsh Vardhan addressing the audience at the launch of National Food Laboratory, Ghaziabad


Launch of National Food Laboratory, Ghaziabad (Highlights- Part 1)

23rd August, 2019

‘FSSAI's image as a regulator in the country is different and better', explains our Hon'ble Union


Launch of National Food Laboratory, Ghaziabad (Highlights- Part 2)

23rd August, 2019

‘"FSSAI's contribution is well visible everywhere in the what we consume daily, and a whole scientific system of these labs and food scientists backs up FSSAI to make food as healthy and safe as possible." - Hon'ble Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan.


Launch of National Food Laboratory, Ghaziabad (Highlights- Part 3)

23rd August, 2019

Our labs have grown a lot since the last few years. India's CSIR is comparable to international institutions. We rank between 9 to 12 in a total of 1207 scientific institutions from all over the world." - Hon'ble Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, at the launch of National Food Laboratory, Ghaziabad.


Launch of National Food Laboratory, Ghaziabad (Highlights- Part 4)

23rd August, 2019

"I take pride in presenting the nation with "National Food Laboratory" in Ghaziabad, a state-of-the-art laboratory that is comparable to labs USA.", says Dr. Harsh Vardhan.


Launch of National Food Laboratory, Ghaziabad (Highlights- Part 5)

23rd August, 2019

In the words of Dr Harsh Vardhan - "To provide the public of India with safe & nutritious food that follows the standards set by FSSAI, many labs have been setup in the last 5 years, with more to come soon."


72nd Session of WHO South-East Asia Regional Committee Meeting

2nd September 2019

"FSSAI has adopted a food systems approach, to ensure citizens have access to safe and healthy food.People are being sensitized through the "Eat Right India" initiative for preventive healthcare. In this, the cricket superstar, Virat Kohli’s contribution in disseminating this message is commendable." - Dr Harsh Vardhan Hon'ble Health & Family Welfare Minister, on Eat Right India at the 72nd Session of WHO South-East Asia Regional Committee Meeting.


Eat Right India Media Interaction

5th September 2019

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Hon'ble Union Health Minister at Eat Right India Media Interaction‘The role of media & its support cannot be undermined when it comes to amplifying any social impact initiative such as the #EatRightIndia Movement today. Media also played a crucial role towards building a Polio Mukt Bharat,’ He also congratulate FSSAI for building a vast resource base for citizen engagement to amplify the #EatRightIndia Movement using simple tips & messages in Pink Book, DART Book, Yellow Book, etc


Eat Right India Event For Sustainable Living at Prayas NGO

27th September 2019

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Hon'ble Union Health Minister at Prayas NGO, Delhi speaks about Eating Right for Sustainable Living.


8th International Chef Conference

5th October, 2019

Highlights from Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon'ble Union Health Minister's Speech on World Food Day, as he speaks about a New India where no one is deprived of good health and importance of reducing trans fat consumption.


World Food Day

16th October 2019

Highlights from Dr Harsh Vardhan, Hon'ble Union Health Minister's Speech on World Food Day, as he speaks about Eating Right and ensuring Food Safety in the country.


World Food Day

16th October 2019

"The biggest benefit of Eat Right India campaign is that, every single person in the country is benefited by this Campaign, and with minimum efforts in one's daily routine, you can stay healthy and fit." - says Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon'ble Union Health Minister on #WorldFoodDay celebrations, in alignment with this year's theme of "Our Actions are Our Future".

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The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has been established under Food Safety and Standards , 2006 which consolidates various acts & orders that have hitherto handled food related issues in various Ministries and Departments. FSSAI has been created 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.... Click here to read more

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