Shri Ganji Kamala V Rao IAS has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). Shri Ganji Kamala V Rao IAS is currently serving as the Managing Director of Indian Tourism Development Corporation Ltd.
About Shri Ganji Kamala V Rao IAS
Shri Ganji Kamala V Rao IAS is a Kerala cadre officer of the 1990 batch. He has served as the Chairman and Managing Director of India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd in the rank and pays Of Additional Secretary by the Appointment Committee of Cabinet. He has also served as the Principal Secretary of, the General Administration Department, Government of Kerala in Trivandrum.
FSSAI stands for Food Safety and Standard Authority of India. It is a statutory body under the Ministry of health and family welfare, the Government of India. The FSSAI was established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, of 2006.
The FSSAI aims to protect and promote public health with proper regulations and supervision of food safety. The head of FSSAI is a non-executive chairperson, who is appointed by the Central Government, and either holds or has held a position, not below the rank of secretary to the Government of India.