FSSAI releases 3rd edition of State Food Security Index, 2020-21

FSSAI releases 3rd edition of State Food Security Index, 2020-21

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·         Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya released the 3rd State Food Safety Index (SFSI) of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on September 20, 2021 for assessment of food safety in all States/UTs in 2020-21.

·         The FSSAI Index measures the performance of the states in providing safe food to the general public as per the Act.

·         States and Union Territories have been ranked on five parameters of food safety – Human Resource and Institutional Data, Compliance, Food Testing Facility, Training Capacity Building, and Consumer Empowerment.

Important facts

About the top states and union territories in the Food Security Index 2020-21

Top three states in the category of big states

1. Gujarat

2. Kerala

3. Tamil Nadu

Top three states in the category of small states

1. Goa

2. Meghalaya

3. Manipur

Top three union territories

1. Jammu and Kashmir

2. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

3. Delhi

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