The MPEDA Authority was come into force by an act of Parliament during 1972. Marine Products Export Development Authority is given the order to promote the marine products industry with special reference to exports from the country.
Registration of Fishing Vessels, Exporters, and other Processing entities is one of the statutory functions of MPEDA under the MPEDA Act, 1972.
What is the need of MPEDA Registration?
MPEDA Registration is required to check marine products, its raw material, fixing standards and specifications, regulating as well as to take all necessary steps for maintaining the quality of seafood that are marketed overseas. An Exporter Registration with Marine Products Export Development Authority is a mandatory requirement under MPEDA Act, 1972.