FS Commissioner Calls Upon FBOs to Obtain Licence/ Registration Without Delay

Port Blair, Feb 18: As a part of Eat Right India initiative of FSSAI, the Food Safety Department, A & N Administration today organized a License/Registration Mela at the office premises of the department. Food Business Operators from Aberdeen Bazaar, Haddo, Junglighat, Dairy Farm, Shadipur & surrounding areas participated in the programme. During this Mela the procedure for obtaining New Licenses/ Registration certificates from FSSAI was briefed to the New Food Business Operators. Procedure for uploading online applications, documents which are required to be uploaded along with License/ Registration application form, remittance of License fee through online were also explained in detail to the visitors. Further procedure for conversion and modification of existing registration certificates into licenses were also elaborated in detail.

All together seventy seven FBOs participated in the Mela. Three licenses were generated and issued to the applicants on the spot and six new applications for registration certificates were uploaded. Similar licensing and registration melas shall be organized in various parts of the Islands in coming days to ensure no food premises should run without license/registration certificate as per annual turnover.

The Commissioner Food Safety/Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman has requests all food business operators to obtain license/ registration certificate without any delay for operating food business.