FSSAI Various Vacancy Recruitment 2021 – Apply Online For 233 Post

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Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has announced notification for the recruitment of Technical Officer, Food Safety Officer, Assistant, Personal Assistant vacancies. Those Candidates who are interested in the post details & completed all eligibility criteria can read the Notification & Apply Online.

Various Vacancies Notification Details

Notification Details
Advt No DR-04/2021
Organization Name Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
Post Names
l No Post Name Total Qualification
1 Food Analyst 04 Degree (Veterinary Sciences)/ B.Tech (Dairy/ Oil)/ PG (Relevant Discipline)
2 Technical Officer 125 BE/ B.Tech/ PG Degree/ Diploma
3 Central Food Safety
Officer (CFSO)
37 Degree (Relevant Discipline)/ PG (Chemistry)
4 Assistant Manager
04 B. Tech/ M. Tech (CS) or any other relevant Engg. Discipline/ MCA/ Bachelor’s Degree.
5 Assistant Manager 04 Degree/ PG Degree/ Diploma (Relevant Discipline) with Experience
6 Assistant 33 Any Degree
7 Hindi Translator 01 Masters degree
8 Personal Assistant 19 Any Degree
9 IT Assistant 03 Degree with at least 01 years PG Diploma/ Degree
10 Junior Assistant
Grade- 1
03 12th Standard or equivalent examination
Total Vacancies 233
Notification Date Not Declared
Last Date 12-11-2021
Application Mode Online
Selection Procedure
Job Location NA
Education Qualification 12th, Diploma, Engineering, Post Graduation, Masters degree
Minimum Age NA
Maximum Age NA
Important Dates
Application Starting Date 13-10-2021
Application Last Date 12-11-2021
Last Date to Pay Exam Fees Not Declared
Exam Date Not Declared
Application Fees
General/OBC/EWS Rs. 1500/-
SC/ST Rs. 500/-
All Category Women & PH NA
Fee Payment Mode Debit/ Credit Card/ Internet Banking
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Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is a statutory body established under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India.[4] The FSSAI has been established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, which is a consolidating statute related to food safety and regulation in India.[5][4] FSSAI is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the regulation and supervision of food safety.[4]

The FSSAI is headed by a non-executive Chairperson, appointed by the Central Government, either holding or has held the position of not below the rank of Secretary to the Government of India.[6] Rita Teaotia is the current Chairperson for FSSAI and Shri Arun Singhal is the current Chief Executive Officer for FSSAI.[7]

The FSSAI has its headquarters in New Delhi. The authority also has 6 regional offices located in DelhiGuwahatiMumbaiKolkataCochin, and Chennai.[8] 14 referral laboratories notified by FSSAI, 72 State/UT laboratories located throughout India and 112 laboratories are NABL accredited private laboratories notified by FSSAI.[9][10]

In 2021, to benefit industries involved in manufacturing, handling, packaging and selling of food items, FSSAI decided to grant perpetual licenses to restaurants and food manufacturers on the condition that they file their returns every year.[11]

Recently, The Union Minister for Health and family welfare has released the third state food safety index or together with the launching of 19 mobile food testing vans to support the food safety ecosystem across the country.

About SFSI: The index is developed by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India and it measures the 5 significant parameters of Food Safety. It includes Compliance, training and capacity building and consumer empowerment, human resource and institutional data, food testing (surveillance and infrastructure). The index is generated with a definitive framework as per the food and safety standards.

Ranking: Below are the rankwise results of the SFSI Large States Gujrat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu Small States Goa, Meghalaya, Manipur UT’s J&k, Delhi, Andaman Nicobar

Food safety standards are necessary to ensure that people have access to a sufficient amount of safe food. Food-borne illnesses are harmful to people and are generally not visible with naked eyes. It is caused by viruses, parasites, bacteria, or the presence of any chemical substances that enter the body through contaminated water or food. It has been estimated that over 4,20,000 people around the world die every year by eating such contaminated food. Children under 5 years of age carry nearly 40% of the foodborne disease with nearly 125000 deaths annually. The food safety organization plays a critical role in ensuring that food stays hygienic and safe in each stage right from production to harvest, processing, storage, distribution, and finally at the retail outlet. [17]


FSSAI has set certain guidelines for food safety research. The Research and Development division is responsible for research with the following objectives:

  1. Generate new knowledge that would help in continuously updating and upgrading food safety standards that are compatible with international organizations
  2. Carry out evidence-based studies for improving or building Rules and regulations.

Quality Assurance[edit]

FSSAI has been mandated to perform various functions related to the quality and standards of food. These functions in addition to others include “Laying down procedure and guidelines for notification of the accredited laboratories as per ISO17025.”[27] The FSSAI notified laboratories that are classified as:

  1. FSSAI Notified NABL Accredited Labs – 112 [28]
  2. State Labs – 72
  3. Referral Labs – 14 [29]

History of FSSAI

FSSAI was established by Former Union Minister Dr Anbumani Ramadoss, Government of India on 5 August 2011 under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which was operationalized in year 2006. The FSSAI consists of a chairperson & 22 members. The FSSAI is responsible for setting standards for food so that there is one body to deal with and no confusion in the minds of consumers, traders, manufacturers, and investors.[12][13] Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India is the Administrative Ministry of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.[14][15] The following are the statutory powers that the FSS Act, 2006 gives to the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).[16]

  1. Framing of regulations to lay down food safety standards
  2. Laying down guidelines for accreditation of laboratories for food testing
  3. Providing scientific advice and technical support to the Central Government
  4. Contributing to the development of international technical standards in food
  5. Collecting and collating data regarding food consumption, contamination, emerging risks, etc.
  6. Disseminating information and promoting awareness about food safety and nutrition in India

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