Hubballi Railway Station, first in Karnataka to get Eat Right Station certificate

Shri Siddharooda Swami (SSS) Hubballi Railway Station has become the first Railway Station in Karnataka to get the ‘Eat Right Station’ certificate by FSSAI.

The ‘Eat Right Station’ certification is awarded by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to railway stations that set benchmarks in providing safe and nutritious food to passengers.

Hubballi Railway Station has received a 5-star rating from FSSAI. The 5-star rating indicates ‘Exemplary’ efforts made by SWR authorities in providing safe and hygienic food to the passengers.

Hubballi Railway Station, first in Karnataka to get Eat Right Station certificate
The ‘Eat Right Station’ awarded by FSSAI

SSS Hubballi Junction Railway Station, the headquarters of South Western Railways (SWR); One of the cleanest Railway Stations in Karnataka has received another feather in its cap.

The Food ecosystem at Railway Stations is often large and varied. It comprises Catering cum Retail outlets, Food plaza, Mobile food vendors on Railway platforms, Base kitchens, etc.

Railway Stations that fulfill benchmark criteria will be recognized as ‘Eat Right Station’ through plaques and/or Certificate of Excellence. The audit is based on 5 parameters.

3rd entrance to the Hubballi Railway Station

The 5 parameters of the Audit are; Compliance with Food Safety and Hygiene, Healthy diets, Food waste management, Promotion of Local and Seasonal food, Promotion & Awareness of Food Safety, and Healthy diets.

FSSAI has made 3 Audit checklists with different weightages for cooking establishments, retail units, and for the overall railway station. Based on the audit scores, the following ratings will be awarded.

5 star (85% and above) – Exemplary; 4 star (75% and above) – Full compliance; 3 star (65% and above) – Satisfactory complaince; 2 star (55% and above) – Partial compliance; Below 55% – Non compliance.

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One thought on “Hubballi Railway Station, first in Karnataka to get Eat Right Station certificate

  1. Yar guru ee rating ella kododu..

    Food in hubli railway station is worst, passengers should taste and then give rating..

    I dint have option other than these food, so i had.. One day while I was boarding train to bangalore around 9pm i took meals here, chapati were not roasted properly and white rice was spoiled.. Next day my stomach was upset..
    And costly too, more than 120

    Vendors in hubli railway station are not even local they speak only hindi and food they prepare is worst..

    One should have food in kanavali buy they are far from railway station

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