Since comprehensive revision of licensing and registration norms is likely to take some more time, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a notification regarding re-operationalisation of the Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration of Food Business) Amendment Regulations, 2020.

This document provides HelpAge International staff, network members and partners with key messages to advocate for the effective inclusion of older people in preparedness planning and ongoing responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.The messages provide a broad overview of our latest position in relation to key aspects of Covid-19 preparedness and res

Fisheries remain an important source of food, nutrition, employment and income in India. The Sector provides livelihood to about 16 million fishers and fish farmers at the primary level and almost twice the number along the value chain.

A strong and dynamic Food Processing Sector plays a vital role in diversification and commercialization of Agriculture, enhancing shelf life, ensuring value addition to agricultural produce, generation of employment, enhancing income of farmers and creating markets for export of Agro Foods.

The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) under the Ministry of Home Affairs compiles and disseminates information on suicides in its publication titled ‘Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India’ (ADSI). These Reports on suicides up to 2018 are available on its website.

State Governments and Union Territories report data related to consumption of pesticides to Central Government. As per the provided data, the trend of consumption of chemical pesticides has varied from year to year and State to State.

As per Agriculture Census 2015-16, the total number of operational holdings in the country is 14.65 crore.

Government of India is reviving five closed fertilizer plants of Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited (FCIL) and Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Limited (HFCL) namely Talcher, Ramagundam, Gorakhpur and Sindri plants of FCIL and Barauni plant of HFCL by formation of Joint Venture Companies of nominated PSUs for setting up new Urea Ammonia pla

All the coastal States and Union Territories have already enacted their respective Marine Fishing Regulation Acts (MFRAs) which address the basic elements of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (CCRF).

On 03rd Oct 2019, a meeting was convened and chaired by Hon'ble Minister (CA, F&PD) to discuss quality of Drinking Water which was attended by representatives from Ministry of Jal Shakti, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and different government organizations such as Delhi Jal Board and N

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