10th International Yoga Day – 21st June, 2024

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)- Eastern Region, Kolkata under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, in collaboration with the Sports Authority of India (SAI) - Eastern Regional Center, Kolkata, proudly organized a comprehensive food safety and awareness session on the occasion of the 10th International Yoga Day.
This event is a part of FSSAI's ongoing 'Eat Right India' initiative, a nationwide campaign aimed at promoting safe, healthy, and sustainable lifestyles. The initiative focuses on educating the public about behavioral changes to reduce lifestyle diseases and enhance overall well-being.
In tandem with the International Yoga Day celebrations, where SAI conducted a yoga session for students and athletes, the FSSAI Eastern Regional Office took the opportunity to engage participants with vital information on food safety practices. During the awareness session, Mr. Ashshri Neli, Technical Officer from FSSAI, emphasized the importance of reading food labels and encouraged the reduction in intake of foods high in fat, salt, and sugar.
The event showcased the critical link between food safety and health, underlining that mindful eating and physical fitness go hand in hand.  

World Food Safety Day – 7th June, 2024

The FSSAI- Eastern Regional Office, Kolkata celebrated the World Food Safety Day, 2024 on June 7 in collaboration with Science City, Kolkata (National Council of Science Museum)
The event focused on educating school children and the common public of the country on the importance of food safety and nutrition. Besides general public, approximately 200 school children from four different schools of Kolkata participated in the event. In line with the theme of World Food Safety Day, 2024 “Food Safety: prepare for the unexpected” the event was aimed in raising awareness on common hygiene & sanitary practices.
The major flagship programmes of FSSAI such as Aaj Se Thoda Kam, +F Dekha Kya etc., were highlighted. Various engagement activities for school children through demonstration of good habits, quiz competition, showcasing informative materials were conducted and the program concluded with distribution of prizes to the winners.


FRK and Premix Manufacturers

Meeting with FRK premix manufacturers of West Bengal and sensitization on FSSR parameters for micronutrients conducted on 28/03/2024


Vigilance Awareness Week 2023

a. Oath taken by officers and officials of ERO Kolkata by Director, during vigilance week and also sensitization by Director
b. A quiz on ‘Vigilance Awareness’ was conducted on 30-10-2023 in for employees in Eastern Regional Office, FSSAI Kolkata.
c. A poster drawing competition on theme ‘Corruption Free India’ was organized on 03-11-2023 for employees in Eastern Regional Office, FSSAI Kolkata
d. Prize distribution ceremony held for winners & participants of events under Vigilance Week 2023

International Year of Millet

On 10-11-2023 on the occasion of Diwali a Rangoli making Competition ontheme International Year of Millets -2023 was organized in ERO, Kolkata


Awareness Program on Millets and Licensing for Artisans and Small-scale Food Business

c. On 6-12-2023 FSSAI Guwahati Branch Office, organized an awareness program on Millets and Licensing for Artisans and Small-scale Food Business Operators. The initiative took place during the NABARDKarigarMela in Guwahati, attracting participants from various states.

A sensitization Meeting

a. A sensitization meeting was conducted at the Eastern Regional Office in Kolkata with Fortified Rice Kernel (FRK) and Premix manufacturers from the State of Odisha on 29-12-2023


Training for Custom House Agents (CHAs) and Importers

FSSAI Kolkata held a training for Custom House Agents (CHAs) and Importers, focusing on 'Import Clearance Process’,'Food Import Clearance System (FICS) and Food Safety and Standards (FSS) regulations on 18-12-2023