by Haryananewswire (Balbir)
CHANDIGARH, AUG 31
On line licensing has been introduced by Haryana Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as Dr. G.L. Singhal State Drugs Controller, FDA inaugurated the on line licensing facility and issued first online licence to M/S Gaur Medical Store, Bahadurgarh in district Jhajjar today.
While stating this here today, a spokesperson of the FDA said that as per instructions of Commissioner FDA, Haryana, an awareness drive has been launched in the State to educate traders regarding Infant Milk Substitute (IMS) Act, imposition of ban on Gutkha and getting registration or licenses under the Food Safety and Standards Act 2006.He said that a team comprising of Dr. Girdhari Lal Singhal, State Drug Controller- cum- Joint Commissioner FDA Haryana, Mr Ashok Khullar Joint, Commissioner Food have conducted seminars at Bhiwani, Rohtak and Jhajjar on yesterday and today in which traders of food and drugs participated.
They have been asked to get registration certificate and licenses under Food Safety and Standards (FSS) Act 2006. Food Business Operators having sales upto Rs 12 lakh are to get only registration and those with sales above Rs 12 lakh will have to get license.Dr. Singhal also answered the queries of traders on various issues. In these seminars more than 400 applications were submitted by chemist to get themselves registered under FSS Act 2006.