Preeti Sudan is a new chairperson of FSSAI

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Aug 3, 2018

Preeti Sudan is appointed as a new interim chairperson of FSSAI New Delhi.

As the tenure of the current chairman Ashish Bahuguna ends, Health secretary Preeti Sudan takes his chair. Preeti Sudan is a 1983 batch IAS officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre.

Ashish Bhauguna, a retired IAS officer and former Agriculture Secretary, was appointed as Chairman of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) in July 2015 after the food regulator came into action.

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved entrustment of the interim charge of the FSSAI chairperson to Sudan, with effect from July 28, 2018.

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