Controller Food and Drugs Administration

Government of Chhattisgarh


Food and Drugs Administration under Health and Family Welfare Department Government of Chhattisgarh is discharging its mandate to have effective and efficient control over the illegal import, manufacture, sale and distribution of not of standard quality, misbranded, spurious, adulterated and banned drugs and adulterated and unsafe food products in the state of Chhattisgarh through the implementation of the following major acts and various Rules and Regulations made thereunder.

    Organization Structure

Statutory Functions Undertaken by Drugs Administration

Licensing of Drug manufacturing and sales establishments.
Approval of Drug formulations for manufacture.
Monitoring of quality of Drugs & Cosmetics, manufactured in the State and those marketed in the state.
Investigation and Prosecution in respect of contravention of legal provisions.
Administrative actions.
Pre- and post- licensing inspection.
Licensing of Drug testing laboratories.

Statutory Functions under the Food Safety & Standards Act 2006

The Food Authority and the State Food Safety Authorities shall monitor and verify that the relevant requirements of the law are fulfilled by food business operators at all stage of food business.
Maintain a system of control and other activities including public communication on food safety and risk, food safety surveillance and other monitoring activities covering all stages of food business.
The food Safety Officers shall enforce and execute within their area the provisions of this Act.
The Commissioner of Food Safety and Designated Officer shall exercise the same powers as are conferred on the Food Safety Officer and Follow the same procedure specified in the Act.
The Authority responsible for the enforcement of the Act are :
1. Commissioner of Food Safety of the State.
2. Designated Officers
3. Food Safety Officers.

Drugs & Food Testing Lab

Drugs & Food Testing Laboratory of the State is located at Kalibadi, Raipur, Where the Analysis of Food & Drugs samples are undertaken. The Laboratory is equipped with the high sophisticated instruments.