Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)

  • MPEDA is a nodal coordinating state owned agency engaged in fishery production and allied activities.
  • It was established in 1972 under Marine Products Export Development Authority Act (MPEDA), 1972.
  • It functions under Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
  • It is headquartered in Kochi, Kerala.
  • Its mandate is to increase exports of sea food including fisheries of all kinds, specifying standards, marketing, processing, extension and training in various aspects.
  • It acts as coordinating agency with different Central and State Government establishments engaged in fishery production and allied activities.