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Sri. K S Srinivas IAS has assumed the charge of Chairman MPEDA

Sri. K S Srinivas IAS (KL-97) has assumed the charge of Chairman, the Marine Products Export Development Authority with effect from the forenoon of 13th August 2018.

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Hands on training on Seafood value addition

Hands on training on Seafood value addition

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Application invited for MARKETING ASSISTANT at MPEDA Trade Promotion Office New York

MPEDA Trade Promotion Office at New York proposes to engage MARKETING ASSISTANT for a period of one year under outsourcing method.

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MPEDA Export Awards 2016 17

MPEDA Export Awards for the year 2016-17

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MPEDA Export Awards for 2015 16

MPEDA Export Awards for the year 2015-2016

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India International Seafood Show at GOA on 27 to 29 January 2018


WELCOME TO THE 21st INDIA INTERNATIONAL SEAFOOD SHOW at Open Sports Complex Ground, Fatorda, Margao, Goa on 27 – 29 January, 2018. Visit http://www.indianseafoodexpo.com for more details.


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INFOFISH World Tun Trade Conference and Exhibition in May 2018 in Bangkok

15th INFOFISH World Tuna Trade Conference and Exhibition (www.tuna2018.infofish.org) is scheduled to to take place at the Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand from 28-30 May 2108

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MPEDA QC Laboratory Bhubaneswar is opened for Commercial Analysis

We are happy to annouce that the  Quality Control  Laboratory at  Bhubaneswar ( N-6/452, Satya Kali Residency,1st Floor,Near Crown Hotel, Nayapalli, Bhubaneswar-751015, Odisha,Telephone: 0674-2362365/2362565)  has got the  NABL accreditation  & EIC approval   for Testing of Chloramphenicol & Nitrofuran metabolites in Fish & Fishery Products. Exporters/ processors desirous of testing their raw material or finished product are requested to sub...

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Tender for Design Development and Maintenance of website for Catch Certification System stands cancelled

The advertisement dated 05.12.2017 towards Tenders for Design, Development and Maintenance of website for Catch Certification System stands cancelled on account of incorporating additional features. New tender will be floated on this website in due course of time.















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MPEDA Exports Award 2016 17

As per the criteria of export award based on 55th meeting of the Export Promotion Committee held on 18th August 2016 at New Delhi, list of the top 10 exporters under each category is published and is open for invite comments/objections if any from the stake holders. Fifteen days time will be given to inform their comments/objections if any. While considering the winners, comments/ Objections will also be considered. This is to ensure that no eligible exporter is excluded from getting the awar...

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MPEDA Export Awards 2015 16

As per the criteria of export award based on 55th meeting of the Export Promotion Committee held on 18th August 2016 at New Delhi, list of the top 10 exporters under each category is published and is open for invite comments/objections if any from the stake holders. Fifteen days time will be given to inform their comments/objections if any. While considering the winners, comments/ Objections will also be considered. This is to ensure that no eligible exporter is excluded from getting the awar...

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Corrigendum Call for Expression of Interest for Curators for Signature Stall of MPEDA

Corrigendum:  Call for Expression of Interest for Curators, for Signature Stall of MPEDA

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Dr A Jayathilak Chairman MPEDA receives RAJBHASHA KEERTI AWARD from the President of India

समुद्री उत्पाद निर्यात विकास प्राधिकरण (वाणिज्य एवं उद्योग मंत्रालय, भारत सरकार), कोच्ची को लगातार तीसरे वर्ष राष्ट्रीय स्तर का “राजभाषा कीर्ति पुरस्कार” प्रदान किया गया। अध्यक्ष ...

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Visit us at Booth No 35 19 East Hall 7 in the 19th Japan International Seafood and Technology Expo 2017 from 23th to 25th August at Tokyi Bigsight Tokyo Japan




Visit us at Booth No. 35-19, East Hall 7 in the 19th Japan International Seafood and Technology Expo 2017 from 23th to 25th August at Tokyi Bigsight Tokyo, Japan.



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Visit us at Booth no is 5C F29 and 5C F31 in Hall no 5C in HKTDC International Food Expo from 17th to 19th August 2017 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre Wan Chai Hong Kong







Visit us at Booth no. is 5C-F29 & 5C-F31 in Hall no. 5C in HKTDC International Food Expo from 17th to 19th August 2017 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.



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GLOBAL FOOD AND BEVERAGE SHOW OF INDIA

GLOBAL FOOD & BEVERAGE SHOW OF INDIA January 18-19, 2018, India Exposition Mart, Greater Noida  Curtain Raiser and Inauguration by Hon’ble Minister of Commerce and Industry, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman on 25 July 2017 at Hotel Le Meridien, 7 pm Onwards.

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Filling up of the post of Director MPEDA

Filling up of the post of Director MPEDA at Kochi in the payband 4 of Rs.37,400-67,000 plus gradepay Rs.8,700 (pre revised) on Deputation / promotion / Direct Recruitment basis

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Dr A Jayathilak IAS Chairman MPEDA receives First Official Language Shield from Commerce Secretary Ms Rita Teaotia IAS

The Marine Products Export Development Authority (Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India), Kochi has been conferred with "First Official Language Shield"  (Year 2015-16) by the Hon’ble Commerce Secretary Ms.Rita Teaotia, I.A.S. for the best implementation of Official Language in the organization. This award was received by  Hon'ble Chairman Dr. A. Jayathilak, I.A.S,

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Fish Exchange Portal of MPEDA launched

The Commerce Secretary, Ms. Rita Teaotia inaugurated the online business exchange platform, the ‘Fish Exchange Portal’, developed by the MPEDA for export of seafood from the country. The portal, a ‘one stop shop’ for the entire gamut of trade needs, would facilitate the buyers across the globe to interact and source seafood from the exporters registered with MPEDA

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MPEDA becomes second totally paperless office in South India after Spices Board

The Commerce Secretary, Ms. Rita Teaotia launched the e-office of MPEDA, which is in tune with the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP), to enable a fast, transparent and paperless office. With this, the MPEDA has become the second office in south India to be totally paperless, after the Spices Board

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Union Commerce Secretary Ms Rita Teaotia launches MPEDA Self Sufficiency Project for providing seeds to aqua farmer

The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) has launched its first Self Sufficiency Project (SSP) at its Hatchery and Training Complex at Vallarpadam, which would be stepping up MPEDA’s efforts to provide quality seeds for farming and help the aqua farmers export their produce in international markets and meeting stringent quality norms

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Shri. B Sreekumar Secretary MPEDA receives National Level Rajbhasha Shield from Commerce Secretary Ms. Rita Teotia

The Marine Products Export Development Authority has  been awarded First “Rajbhasha Shield” instituted by Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India for excellent implementation of Official Language Policy of the Union during the year 2014-15.  The Award was presented by Hon’ble Commerce Secretary, Govt. of India, Ms. Rita Teotia to Shri B Sreekumar, Secretary, MPEDA at the official function held at New Delhi on 16.11.2015

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Syllabus and patterns of examinations

View announcement for Syllabus and patterns of examinations for open recruitments 

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Shri. B Sreekumar Secretary MPEDA receives National Level Rajbhasha Shield from Commerce Secretary Ms. Rita Teotia

The Marine Products Export Development Authority has  been awarded First “Rajbhasha Shield” instituted by Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India for excellent implementation of Official Language Policy of the Union during the year 2014-15.  The Award was presented by Hon’ble Commerce Secretary, Govt. of India, Ms. Rita Teotia to Shri B Sreekumar, Secretary, MPEDA at the official function held at New Delhi on 16.11.2015

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Ms. Leena Nair IAS Chairman MPEDA receives IInd Rajbhasha Kirti Award from Honourable President of India

The Marine Products Export Development Authority has  won IInd Rajbhasha Kirti Award in the Board or Autonomous body category of Central Govt. Organizations for excellent implementation of Official Language Policy of the Union during the year 2014-15. The Award was presented by Honourable  President of India,  Shri Pranab Mukherjee to Ms. Leena Nair IAS, Chairman, MPEDA at the official function held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on 14.09.2015. Sh. Rajnath Singh, Hon'ble Union Hom...

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Indian Seafood exports crossed 5.5 Billion US$

During the financial year 2014-15, exports of marine products reached an all-time high of USD 5511.12 million. Marine product exports crossed all previous records in quantity, rupee value and USD terms. Exports aggregated to 10,51,243 MT valued at Rs. 33441.61 crores and USD 5511.12 million. Compared to the previous year, seafood exports recorded a growth of 6.86 % in quantity, 10.69% in rupee and 10.05 % growth in USD earnings....

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Online exporter registration website launched

Registration of an Exporter with MPEDA is a mandatory requirement under MPEDA Act. Presently prospective exporters are required to submit a physical application in the prescribed format to MPEDA along with required documents. In the new System, the prospective Exporters are expected to fill in their application online using their User ID, to pay the required fee online and to upload the scanned documents online which will be verified by the concerned Regional / Sub Regional Office and the Cer...

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Get shrimp prices on your mobile by giving a missed call

MPEDA is launching a unique SMS based shrimp price information sysyem for the benifit of shrimp farmers and other stake holders in the industry. Accordingly those who want to know the shrimp prices for both Black tiger and Vannamei in international market specifically in Japan, USA and EU, need to send an SMS to a particular number. The price details will be provided as SMS to the sender's mobile. The mobile number will be announced during the inauguration of new MPEDA website at New Delhi on 09...

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Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture to have the first Aquaculture Genetics laboratory in India with NABL Acreditation

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture (RGCA) is implementing the plan schemes of MPEDA specifically for the Research & Development of technologies for aquatic species having export potential. RGCA is functioning as a society, registered under Tamil Nadu societies Registration Act, 1975 since January 5th 1996. RGCA has established its Headquarters at Sirkazhi, Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu.
Central Aquaculture Genetics Laboratory (CAGL) of RGCA became the FIRST Aquaculture Genetics Labor...

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Transfer of Technology through Demonstration programmes on diversification of aquaculture

RGCA, the R & D arm of MPEDA has standardized the technology for culture production of exportable variety of fin and shell fishes and started commercial production of seeds for species viz; sea bass mud crab, GIFT tilapia, high health tiger shrimp etc. To propagate the technologies among farmers in various parts of the country, it was decided in a meeting on 19/11/2012 on plan of action for transfer of technologies developed by RGCA to the field. Accordingly the field centres were informe...

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GIS Mapping of shrimp farming areas

MPEDA had approached the respective State remote sensing agencies for the mapping of aquaculture farms in various maritime states. Quality checks were conducted in the GIS data submittals and positional errors were reported to the agencies and are in the process of correction. GIS vector layers of aquaculture farms of Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Odisha and Gujarat were completed. In the case of Gujarat, Goa and Karnataka improvement of the positional accuracy of the Raster data have to be c...

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Opening of new offices

MPEDA opened two new Sub Regional Centres at Balasore in Orissa and Contai in West Bengal. Further, two satellite centres were opened at  Nellore in Andhra Pradesh and Ratnagiri in Maharashtra under reorganisation of offices for promotion of aquaculture developmental programmes of MPEDA, by providing better services to farmers for augmenting aquaculture production for export.
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RGCAs Aquaculture Pathology Lab is Indias First NABL Accredited Lab

Central Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory of Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture (RGCA), Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India becomes the First Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory in the country accredited by NABL (National Accreditation Board For Testing & Calibration Laboratories) as per ISO/IEC 17025 : 2005.

RGCA the R & D arm of MPEDA established a state-of-the-art Central Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory...

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