Harishchandrapur, Lumding achieve ‘Eat Right Station’ certification

Maligaon, October 26 (MExN): The Harishchandrapur and Lumding Railway Stations of NF Railway have been awarded ‘Eat Right Station’ certification by FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) in recognition of providing high-quality, nutritious food to passengers. These stations have been able to qualify the guidelines established by FSSAI and become the second and third railway stations respectively in NF Railway after Guwahati Railway Station to get this status. This certification has been awarded for the period of October 19, 2023 to October 18, 2025 to both the stations.

Further, in its endeavour to ensure safe and hygienic food to passengers, NF Railway has planned to take up more stations in future like Rangiya, Tinsukia, Alipurduar Jn. and Katihar to qualify as ‘Eat Right Station’ by FSSAI for which necessary efforts are being carried out. Previously, Guwahati Railway Station of NF Railway has been awarded ‘Eat Right Station’ certification by FSSAI for the period of June 2, 2023 to June 2, 2025.

It is to mention here that the ‘Eat Right Station’ certification is granted by FSSAI to railway stations adhering to standard food storage and hygiene practices. This certification is awarded by FSSAI to railway stations that set benchmarks in providing safe and wholesome food to passengers. The station is awarded a certificate upon a conclusion of an FSSAI-empanelled third-party audit agency.

The certification is part of the 'Eat Right India' movement a large-scale effort by FSSAI to transform the country's food system to ensure safe, healthy and sustainable food for all Indians, Sabyasachi De, Chief Public Relations Officer, NFR stated in a press release.