Standing Committees of MPEDA

  1. The Authority shall, at the last meeting held before the 30th of June every year, appoint the following standing Committees, namely
    • an Executive Committee
    • a Technical Committee, and
    • an Export Promotion Committee
  2. The Standing Committees appointed under sub-rule (1) shall hold office for a period of one year from the 1st of July.
  3. The Executive Committees shall consist of:-
    • the Chairman, who shall be the ex-officio Chairman thereof;
    • the Vice-Chairman;
    • the Director
    • the Secretary; and
    • three other members to be elected by members of the Authority from among themselves, in such manner as may be laid down by the Authority.
  4. The Technical Committee shall consist of :-
    • the Chairman, who shall be the ex-officio Chairman thereof;
    • the Vice-Chairman;
    • the Director and
    • eight other members to be elected by the members of the Authority from among themselves in such manner as may be laid down by the Authority.
  5. The Export Promotion Committee shall consist of -
    • the Chairman who shall be the ex-officio chairman thereof;
    • the Vice-Chairman;
    • the Director: and
    • three members to be elected by the members of the authority from among themselves in such manner as may be laid down by the Authority
 

Functions of the Committees

  • Executive Committee: - Subject to such restrictions as may be imposed by the Authority, the Executive Committee shall, in addition to such functions as have been specifically assigned to it under these rules, discharge any other functions of the Authority in regard to matters not specifically assigned hereunder to the Technical Committee or the Export Promotion Committee.
  • Technical Committee: - Subject to such restriction as may be imposed by the Authority, the Technical Committee shall discharge all the functions of the Authority in regard to the promotion of technological researches connected with the marine products industry and with regard to measures that may be undertaken for the development of activities connected with the distribution, deep sea and off¬shore fishing, processing and storage of marine products and conveyance used for the transport thereof.
  • Export Promotion Committee: - Subject to such restrictions as may be imposed by the Authority, the Export Promotion Committee ‘shall discharge all the functions of the authority with regard to the promotion of exports of marine products.