5th State Food Safety Index

Recently, the Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare has released the 5th State Food Safety Index for the year 2022-2023, on the occasion of World Food Safety Day at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.

About 5th State Food Safety Index(SFSI)

  • Released on June 7, 2023 (World Food Safety Day)
  • Released by – Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
  • First SFSI was released on June 7, 2019


  • This index is based on performance of State/ UT on six significant parameters, namely
    1. Human Resources and Institutional Data
    2. Compliance
    3. Food Testing- Infrastructure
    4. Training & Capacity Building
    5. Consumer Empowerment
    6. Improvement in SFSI Rank

Key Highlights

Category Union territories
Name  Rank
Jammu & Kashmir 1st
Delhi 2nd
Chandigarh 3rd
Category -Small State
Name  Rank
Goa 1st
Manipur 2nd
Sikkim 3rd
Category -Larger State
Name  Rank
Kerala 1st
Punjab 2nd
Tamil nadu 3rd