The Drugs & Food Control Organization of the State has been entrusted with the implementation of Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940, Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006 and Rules 2011 respectively there under, with a prime task of ensuring availability of standard a quality drugs and pure food articles to the general public. In addition to above, the Department has been entrusted to enforce the provisions of Cigarettes & Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement & Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003.
The Mission of the Department is:-
To Provide Safe, Efficacious & Quality Drugs to the Consumers/Patients. To make available Safe, Hygienic, Quality & whole some food articles for consumption to General Public. To aware the ignorant masses about the ill effects of Cigarettes & Other Tobacco Products & to help us to eradicate this addiction from the society.
To achieve this mission, it needs to be ensured that
Food is safe, wholesome and prepared in good and hygienic condition. Human, veterinary drugs and biological products are safe, stable and efficacious and medical devices are safe and effective. Cosmetics are safe and stable. FDA ensures that these products are in compliance with the law and FDA regulations. Non compliance will be promptly identified and corrected, and any unsafe or unlawful product will be removed from the market place and appropriate action will be taken against all concerned.