Maggi effect? FSSAI arch changed to newly-created post in Niti Aayog

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New Delhi: Food reserve watchdog FSSAI’s CEO Yudhvir Singh Malik, a male behind a anathema of tellurian giant Nestle’s renouned noodle code Maggi, was currently changed out and shifted as Additional Secretary in Niti Aayog.

Malik, a 1983 collection IAS officer of Haryana cadre, was appointed to a post of Chief Executive Officer in Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) underneath Health and Family Welfare Ministry, usually in Sep final year.

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The Appointments Committee of Cabinet(ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has authorized a appointment of Malik as Additional Secretary in a Niti Aayog, an order issued by Personnel Ministry said.

He has been allocated in a newly combined post by cancelling a appointment of Keshni Anand Arora, his batch mate from a same cadre.

It was during Malik’s reign that samples of Maggi noodle samples were subjected to lab tests that found that it contained combined Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) and lead in excess of a slight limit.

FSSAI had on 5 Jun criminialized a present break that has had a turn of tellurian inflection that’s rare for the Indian food regulator.

However, a anathema was after carried by a Bombay High Court with a condition that production and offered would be authorised usually after uninformed tests.

The ACC also authorized appointments of Kavita Gupta and Kiran Soni Gupta as Textile Commissioner and Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser in Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports respectively.