25 December, 2021
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The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) was established by the Government of India under the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act, 1985. It functions under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The Authority has its headquarters in New Delhi.
Five members appointed by the Central Government by rotation in alphabetical order to represent the States and the Union Territories
It mainly undertakes two functions viz. Minor Forest Produce (MFP) development and Retail Marketing and Development.
Retail Marketing and Development
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