Speaker Profile

Shri K. Chandramouli
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

Shri K. Chandramouli, Chairperson, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer of Uttar Pradesh Cadre and held the post of Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare and Secretary, Department of AIDS Control in Government of India.  He was also the Central Provident Fund Commissioner and Joint Secretary in the Ministries of Health & Labour.

ShriChandramouli worked in Government of India in various capacities for the last 17 years of which 12 years he worked in the Ministry of Health.

In Uttar Pradesh also, he held various important positions in the State Government as Home Secretary and Principal Secretary in the Departments of Basic Education, Medical Education, Taxation and Social Welfare.  He was Secretary in the Departments of Agriculture and Rural Development and was also Sales Tax Commissioner in the Govt. of Uttar Pradesh.

During the initial period of service, Shri Chandramouli spent over twelve years in the field.  Worked in the areas of rural development as Chief Executive in the districts overseeing and coordinating all developmental activities. He was District Magistrate in the districts of Sultanpur, Saharanpur, Varanasi and Faizabad of Uttar Pradesh.