National Productivity Council (NPC) has been granted accreditation conforming to ISO 17020:2012 by National Accreditation Board for Certification Body (NABCB) as Type A Inspection Body for undertaking inspection and audit work in the area of Food Safety Audit and Scientific Storage of Agricultural Products. This accreditation is valid for the period of three years starting from 14 October 2020 to 13 October 2023. Present accreditation will enable NPC to undertake Independent Third Party Audits of Food Business Operators (FBOs) as per Food Safety and Standards (Food Safety Auditing) Regulations, 2018 of FSSAI as well as inspections of Warehouses as per WDRA Rules, 2017.
Inspection Division (ID) has been setup to undertake Inspection and audit activities of the warehousing/ Cold Storages based on the request received from Warehousing Development Regulatory Authority (WDRA) and Food Business Operators (FBOs) which includes Food Storage/Warehouse/ Cold Storage and Dairy Industries licensed by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).
Inspection Division has a core team of specialists from the fields of Food Technology, Dairy Technology, Fisheries, Oil Technology, Biotechnology, Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, Veterinary Sciences, Bio-chemistry, Microbiology, Chemistry, Hotel management, Catering Technology etc.
Core Team :
Dr. K.P. Sunny, Director -Inspection Division
Dr. Rachana Shalini, Deputy Director- Inspection Division
NPC Officers specially trained in Inspections/audits of WDRA and FSSAI