The Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) has joined hands with Coca-Cola India (CCI) to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to train 50,000 street food vendors under FSSAI’s projects ‘Clean Street Food’ across India over the next three years. In order to ensure safe and nutritious food for everyone, FSSAI has embarked on a journey with large global and Indian corporates about social impact investment around areas related to safe and nutritious food. This partnership will further cement FSSAI’s motive to ensure health, hygiene and safety standard of street food for all. It also ensures the upliftment of street vendor community by helping them to improve the quality of food they offer.
The MoU that was signed by Pawan Agarwal, CEO, FSSAI and Venkatesh Kini, president, Coca-Cola India and southwest Asia seeks to contribute extensively to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s skill India initiative as well as vision of a healthy India. As a part of this initiative, Coca-Cola India will work closely with FSSAI in upgrading the eating out experience of the Indian populace at large. FSSAI will be responsible for the program execution through its network of trainers and available infrastructure, FSSAI would ensure the relevance of the training content and shall oversee the overall delivery.