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SARSO/STC 1 : Food and Agricultural Products



Professor Ram Rajasekharan

Director, Central Food Technological Resarch Institute (CFTRI)

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Mysore, India.



SARSO Secretariat:

Mr. Tashi Wangchuk

Deputy Director, South Asian Regional Standards Organization (SARSO)

Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Harmonization of Regional Standardization works on Food and Agricultural Products was started from the fifth meeting of SAARC Standards and Coordination Board (SSCB) held on 24-25 June, 2009 at Kathmandu, Nepal. Initially, the SSCB discussed on selected item i.e. Sugar, Biscuits, Skimmed Milk Powder, Vegetable Ghee and Instant Noodles. For the details of meetings of STC on Food and Agricultural Products Please click.


Work Programme


Meeting Calendar


Published SAARC Standards:

Sl No. SARS No. SAARC Standards

SARS 0006:2017

Biscuits - Specification


SARS 0007:2017

Refined Sugar - Specification


SARS 0008:2017

Code of Hygienic Practice for Dairy Industry

4 SARS 0014:2018 Food Hygiene - General Principles - Code of Practice