Sh Arun Singhal , a senior bureaucrat has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), as part of a senior-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected on Friday by the Centre.

Mr Singhal, a 1987-batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, is at present Special Secretary in the Department of Health and Family Welfare. He has been closely associated with reforms in medical education over the past 2 years. Successful implementation of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) and ensuring transparency in medical admissions by way of making common counseling mandatory have been priority areas of work for him. He has also been associated with drafting of the National Medical Commission Bill and Allied and Healthcare Profession Bill. After completing  B.Tech. and M.Tech. from IIT, Kanpur in Electrical Engineering, Shri Singhal joined IAS, in 1987. He has rich and varied experience of administrative work in diverse areas such as Petroleum and Natural Gas, Industrial Development, Rural Development, Agriculture Marketing and Health & Family Welfare. He has also functioned as Chief Electoral Officer of UP in addition to serving in various capacities in the Central and State Governments.

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  1. […] The Narendra Modi government plans to increase the quality checks on milk, edible oil, honey, meat and poultry. This was told to The print by FSSAI’s newCEO, Arun Singhal. It was his first media interaction . FSSAI will identify more food products that are susceptible to adulteration. It will also identify the hotspots where such adulteration takes place. Also read Mr Arun Singhal IAS appointed as Chief executive Officer, FSSAI […]

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