Awareness cum on spot Registration mela held by Food Safety Department Kishtwar
KISHTWAR : For the implementation of FSSA, Rules and Regulations 2006, a Mela for online Registration of Food Business Operators (FBOs) and issuance of registration certificates was held at District Headquarter Kishtwar, today.
The event witnessed presence of the Departments like Education, Social welfare, ICDS & locals. They were made affirmed as per the issued guidelines of the higher Authorities of the Department.
During the mela announcements were made on loud speaker in the markets for Food Business Operators (FBO) to get their establishments registered under FSSA through the online portal, while 17 registrations were generated on the spot and certificates were handed over to the Food Business Operators at the venue.
During the mela, the Food Business Operators, ICDS, Health & MDM frontliners, Consumers, Customers & general public were imparted Awareness about RUCO, Food Fortification & Eat Right initiatives.
Food Safety Officer Kishtwar accompanied by Food Safety Officer Dachhan & Field worker HQ Kishtwar, advised the shopkeepers to get their Registrations & certificates displayed on the prominent places of the Establishments covered under the FSS Act.
Besides, lectures regarding improvement in the pattern of sale including packing Labelling, maintenance of Hygienic practices and sanitation were also delivered by the Enforcement Officers of the Department.
The initiatives including RUCO & Food Fortification were appreciated by the participants. Instructions were also issued to avoid delay in renewal of the online registration certificates.
The main objective of the mela was to facilitate extensive and effective outreach to the Food Business Operators, Customers & public in General.