Food and Drugs Administration is an independent Department under the Public Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Madhya Pradesh. The Department is functioning under the guidance of the Honorable Minister of Public Health & Family Welfare and in the Administrative supervision of the Principal Secretary, Public Health & Family Welfare Department
It came into independent existence on April 1st in the year 1979. Prior to this, it was a part of the Directorate of Health Services, M.P.
The organization is headed by the Commissioner, Food Safety and Controller, Food & Drugs Administration who is an I.A.S Officer.