PROFILE OF THE DEPARTMENT:
The Drugs & Food Control Organization J&K is the Nodal Agency for the implementation of following regulations in the State
• The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and Rules Thereunder.
• Food Safety and Standard Act, 2006 and Rules and regulations, 2011.
• Cigarettes and other Tobacco products (Prohibition of Advertisement & Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and distribution) Act 2003.
• Drug Price Control Order, 1995.
Besides the Department is also implementing the National iodine deficiency Disorder Control Programme (NIDDCP) in this State