INFORMATION UNDER SECTION 4 (1) (B) OF THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005

1. Organisation and Function
1.1 Particulars of its organisation, functions and duties [Section 4(1)(b)(i)]
i. Name and address of the Organization:
APEDA,
3rd Floor NCUI Building,
3, Siri Institutional Area
August Kranti Marg,
(Opposite Asiad Village)
New Delhi-110016

ii. Head of the organization
Dr. M. Angamuthu, IAS
Chairman

iii. Vision, Mission and Key objectives

Vision
Establishing India as a supplier of quality agro and food products in the global markets.

Mission
To act as an interface between the trade and industry on one hand and the Government on the other in furthering the common goal for development and promotion of agro exports from India. To assist the trade in effectively responding to the challenges of global marketing. Networking with the institutional framework of the Governments both in center and states to address the supply side issues and work with the similar framework in the target markets for seeking market access and establishment of the ‘brand India'.

Key Objectives
1 Market Development
2 Development of Infrastructure
3 Quality Development

iv. Functions and duties:

The functions of APEDA have evolved in the last three decades. The majority of the functions of the organization flow from the section 10 of the APEDA Act 1986. There are other functions which flow from the foreign trade policy from time to time. In addition Government has also given responsibilities to discharge various other requirements of regulations.

APEDA Act (View)
The following functions has been assigned to the authority as per section 10 of the APEDA Act

i. Development of industries relating to the scheduled products for export by way of providing financial assistance or otherwise for undertaking surveys and feasibility studies, participation in equity capital through joint ventures and other reliefs and subsidy schemes;

ii. Registration of persons as exporters of the scheduled products on payment of such fees as may be prescribed;

iii. Fixing of standards and specifications for the scheduled products for the purpose of exports;

iv. Carrying out inspection of meat and meat products in slaughter houses, processing plants, storage premises, conveyances or other places where such products are kept or handled for the purpose of ensuring the quality of such products;

v. Improving of packaging of the Scheduled products;

vi. Improving of marketing of the Scheduled products outside India;

vii. Promotion of export oriented production and development of the Scheduled products;

viii. Collection of statistics from the owners of factories or establishments engaged in the production, processing, packaging, marketing or export of the scheduled products or from such other persons as may be prescribed on any matter relating to the scheduled products and publication of the statistics so collected or of any portions thereof or extracts there from;

ix. Training in various aspects of the industries connected with the scheduled products;

x. Such other matters as may be prescribed

The following functions has been assigned to the authority as per section 10 A of the Act.

i. Without prejudice to any law for the time being in force, it shall be the duty of the Authority to undertake, by such measures as may be prescribed by the Central government for registration and protection of the Intellectual Property rights in respect of Special products in India or Outside India.

Functions assigned as per Foreign Trade Policy (FTP)

    i. Registration of contract for export of Basmati Rice. (Sl. No. 57 Chapter 10 of Schedule 2 of ITC (HS )

    ii. Registration of contract for import of Sugar. (ITC (HS) Import Policy 2017 for Chapter 17).

    iii. Registration of contract for export of organic pulses (Notification No 03/ 2015-2020 dated 19th April 2017)

    iv. Issuance of Certificate of Exports for export of Peanut and Peanut Products. (Notification No. 28  (RE 2012)/2009-2014 dated 3rd January, 2013)

    v. Allocation of TRQ for export of raw sugar to USA. Conditions for export of sugar to USA under TRQ (DGFT Notification No 3/2015-2020 dated April 20, 2015.).

    vi. APEDA has been identified as the secretariat for the National Programme for Organic and it performs the lead role for promotion of export of organically grown agro-products. (Public Notice No 19(RE-2001)/1997-2002 dated 11.6.2001 ). APEDA serves as secretariat to National Steering Committee, National Accreditation Body and APEDA does the accreditation of the Certification Bodies.

    vii. DGFT vide Public Notice No.24/2015-20 dated 1.9.2017 has authorized APEDA to issue GSP Certificate and Non Preferential Certificate of Origin under Appendix-2C and 2E of FTP 2015-2020. APEDA is also authorized to issue Certificate of Origin (CoO) for Asia Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA) and SAARC Preferential Trade Agreement (SAPTA).

    viii. The National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP) is being implemented by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry for exports under the Foreign Trade Development Regulations (FTDR) Act since October 2001. APEDA functions as the Secretariat for implementation of the NPOP (NPOP chapter 2, clause 2.3 (d).

Other functions assigned by Government
APEDA has been entrusted with the following additional responsibly apart from the mandate given to the organization:

    i. SPS notifications :- DoC vide their letter No. 14/6/2009-TPD dated 28th April 2009, has entrusted APEDA the task of dealing with SPS notifications relating to all agriculture commodities for various countries. The major tasks entrusted were to download the SPS notifications, to disseminate the identified SPS Notifications, English translation of original notification, to examine the comments received from the stakeholders and prepare a comprehensive response from Indian side, list out the possible trade restrictive issues which need to be raised and submission of a quarterly report to DOC.

    ii. Non-Tariff Barriers (NTB) :- APEDA address following Non-Tariff Barriers (NTB) including SPS to get market access for all agri products.

v. Organization Chart: Annexure 1.

1.2 Power and duties of its officers and employees [Section 4(1) (b)(ii)]
i. Chairman is the Chief Executive of the Authority. The powers and duties of the Chairman are:
a) Grant leave to Secretary, officers and employees of the Authority;
b) Prescribe duties of all officers and employees of the Authority and exercise such supervision and disciplinary control as may be necessary;
c) Sanction expenditure for contingencies, supplies and services and purchase of articles required for the working of the office of the Authority.
ii. The Central Govt. has also appointed a Secretary to the Authority who exercises powers and performs duties as may be prescribed or as may be delegated to him by Chairman. The duties of the Secretary are:
a) Attend all the meetings of the Authority and shall assist Chairman in implementing the decisions of the Authority;
b) Maintain a proper record of the proceedings of the meetings of the Authority and decisions taken in those meetings;
c) Maintain proper record of the register of exporters in accordance with the provisions of Chapter III of the Act;
d) Issue receipts on behalf of the Authority for all moneys received under the Act;
e) Maintain or cause to be maintained an account of the receipts and expenditure of the Authority; and
f) Be responsible for preparation of draft Annual report on the working of the Authority and its submission to Central Government after approval by the Authority on a date not later than the date specified in this behalf by the Central Government.
iii Work Allocation of officers and employees Annexure-1.
1.3 Procedure followed in decision making process [Section 4(1)(b)(iii)]
As per Organisational Structure Annexure-1

1.4 Norms for discharge of functions [Section 4(1)(b)(iv)]
APEDA has set the following norms to discharge various functions:
i. APEDA Registration Procedure (RCMC) Annexure 2
ii. APEDA Financial Assistance Schemes Annexure 3

1.5 Rules, regulations, instructions manual and records for discharging functions [Section 4(1)(b)(v)]
i. APEDA Recruitment Regulations, 2011
i. (a) RR - Amendment
i. (b) RR - Amendment
ii. APEDA Recruitment Regulations, 2022
iii. APEDA Medical Attendance Rules Annexure 5

Service/Conduct Rules
In respect of Officers and employees appointed by APEDA, Pay and allowance, leave and other conditions of services including age of superannuation and other facilities such as advance of pay, advances for the purchase of conveyance, construction of houses and the like, in respect of officers and employees appointed by the Authority shall, if no provision is made in these Regulations or otherwise, be regulated in accordance with such Rules and Regulations as are for the same being applicable to officers and employees of the Central Government of the corresponding grades or status stationed at these places (Regulation No. 32, Chapter VII of APEDA Regulations).
Accordingly, the employees of APEDA are governed by DoPT Rules/Orders/Instructions relating to service matters including Conduct Rules as applicable from time to time.

1.6 Categories of documents held by the authority under its control [Section 4(1)(b) (vi)]
A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control (available in Library)
i. Manuals on Production & Post Harvest Management for APEDA scheduled products
ii. How to set up Agri Export Zone
iii. Report of AEZs
iv. List of APEDA studies

1.7 Boards, Councils, Committees and other Bodies constituted as part of the Public Authority [Section 4(1)(b)(viii)]

    (i) Name of Boards, Council, Committee etc.

Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority.

Present Status of APEDA Authority members are at Annexure 6

    (ii) Composition

As per Chapter II of Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act 1985. APEDA Act is available on APEDA website www.apeda.gov.in icon “Corporate Info”

(iii) Dates from which constituted

As per List at Annexure 6

(iv)Term/ Tenure

As per List at Annexure 6

(v)Powers and functions

As per Chapter II of Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act 1985

The meetings and minutes are not open to public.

1.8 Directory of officers and employees [Section 4(1) (b) (ix)]

i. Directory of APEDA officers and employees Annexure-7

1.9 Monthly Remuneration received by officers & employees including system of compensation [Section 4(1) (b) (x)]

Monthly remuneration received by officers & employees is at Annexure -8

1.10 Name, designation and other particulars of public information officers [Section 4(1) (b) (xvi)]

Annexure - 9

1.11 No. Of employees against whom Disciplinary action has been proposed/ taken (Section 4(2))

Nil

1.12 Programmes to advance understanding of RTI (Section 26)

The concerned officials have been deputed to attend training conducted by ISTM.

1.13 Transfer policy and transfer orders [F No. 1/6/2011- IR dt. 15.4.2013]

Officers are transferred as per requirement of office and in the public interest with the approval of Competent Authority.

1.14 Transfer Orders in last three years. (View)


2. Budget and Programme

2.1 Budget allocated to each agency including all plans, proposed expenditure and reports on disbursements made etc. [Section 4(1)(b)(xi)]

A statement on the budget allocation to APEDA under various schemes for the year 2021-22 is at Annexure- 10

Particulars of disbursement are in the Annual Accounts Report available on APEDA website www.apeda.gov.in icon Corporate Info, sub icon Annual Report

2.2 Foreign and domestic tours (F. No. 1/8/2012- IR dt. 11.9.2012)

(i) Budget: Under Market Development Scheme

(ii) The foreign and domestic tours undertaken by the head of the organization during 2021-22

Domestic

Sr. No. Date Place Subject
2021-2022

1

17- 20/07/2021

Ladakh

Meeting with State Government Officials in Ladakh

2

31/07/2021-01/08/2021

Bengaluru

Signing of MoU with University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS) in Bengaluru and meeting with the Vice Chancellor.

3

16- 17/08/2021

Amritsar

Farmers Sensitization Program in Amritsar

4

25- 26/08/2021

Coimbatore

Signing of MoU and Training on Agricultural Exports in Coimbatore

5

 

 

22-27/09/2021

 

 

Bangalore

Exhibition cum Interaction Program at Bangalore

Visakhapatnam

Visit of Commerce Secretary to Visakhapatnam

Varanasi

Meeting on Commerce Week in Varanasi as part of Amrit Mahotsav of Azadi

6

05-06/10/2021

Srinagar

Meeting with Principal Secretary (Agriculture), Union Territory of J&K and signing of MoU between APEDA and SKUAST

7

08-09/10/2021

Nagpur

Outreach Program on Oranges in Nagpur

8

21-24/10/2021

Tuticorin

Interface Program on Accelerating Exports from Southern Districts of Tamil Nadu

9

28-29/10/2021

Agra

Exporters' Conclave at Agra

10

14-15/11/2021

Jodhpur

Buyer Seller Meet on Pomegranate in Jodhpur

11

17-18/11/2021

Kanpur

Foundation Day Lecture of Indian Academy of Horticultural Science

12

03-04/12/2021

Mirzapur

Agri-Export Conclave cum Buyer Seller Meet at Mirzapur

13

 

06-10/12/2021

 

Bhubaneshwar

Regional Workshop on Export Promotion with Emphasis on Quality for Eastern and North Eastern Region at Bhubaneswar

Kandla

Inauguration of Rice Unit at Kandla, Gujarat

14

19-20/12/2021

Gandhinagar

Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit - Pre-summit event 'Local Goes Global: Exports Lead Growth' December 20, 2021

15

22-23/12/2021

Mumbai

Exporters' Conclave in Mumbai

16

26-29/01/2022

Pune

Visit to NRC Grapes Pune

17

07-09/02/2022

Agartala

For Selection Committee meeting to prepare the Select List of 2017 for promotion of SCS officers to the IAS of Tripura Cadre-reg. and

Outreach Program on Agri. Exports, Focused State- Tripura” at Agartala, Tripura

18

03-05/03/2022

Nashik, Maharashtra

Meeting with Grape Exporters at Nashik, Maharashtra

19

09-11/03/2022

Guwahati, Assam

International Buyer Seller Meet at Guwahati, Assam

20

22-23/03/2022

Dehradun

Interactive Meeting with the IAS 2021 batch officers


International

Sr. No. Date Place Subject
2021-2022

1

15-20/02/2022

Dubai

Delegation of Rice Exporters to Dubai, UAE

2.3 Manner of execution of subsidy programme [Section 4(i)(b)(xii)]

As per Financial Assistance Scheme of APEDA available on APEDA website www.apeda.gov.in under icon ‘schemes’

2.4 Discretionary and non-discretionary grants [F. No. 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.04.2013]

Not applicable

2.5 Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits of authorizations granted by the public authority [Section 4(1) (b) (xiii)]
i. Registration of contract for basmati rice.
ii. Registration certificate to Abattoirs/Meat Processing Plants
iii. Pack House Recognition
vi. Ground nut processing units recognition

3. Publicity Band Public interface

3.1 Particulars for any arrangement for consultation with or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of policy or implementation there of [Section 4(1)(b)(vii)] [F No 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.04.2013]

Three members of Parliament (two elected by the House of People and one by the Council of States) and twelve members to represent exporters of various scheduled products of APEDA, are appointed as the members of the Authority. APEDA also interacts regularly with exporters through letters, faxes, emails, meeting etc. for formulations and implementation of policies.
ii. APEDA website (www.apeda.gov.in)

3.2 Are the details of policies / decisions, which affect public, informed to them [Section 4(1) (c)]

Yes

3.3 Dissemination of information widely and in such form and manner which is easily accessible to the public [Section 4(3)]

Yes    Internet (website) www.apeda.gov.in

3.4 Form of accessibility of information manual/ handbook [Section 4(1)(b)]

APEDA website and in house Library

3.5 Whether information manual/ handbook available free of cost or not [Section 4(1)(b)]

Free of Cost

4. E. Governance
4.1 Language in which Information Manual/Handbook Available [F No. 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.4.2013]

Annual Administrative report of APEDA is available in English and Hindi and hosted at APEDA website (https://apeda.gov.in) (English, Hindi)

4.2 When was the information Manual/Handbook last updated? [F No. 1/6/2011-IR dt 15.4.2013]

April 2018

4.3 Information available in electronic form [Section 4(1)(b)(xiv)]

The following information is available in electronic form is given below:

    1. Annual Administrative report

    2. Annual Accounts report

    3. Financial assistance scheme

    4. Agriexchange Portal

    5. Citizen’s Charter

    6. Trade Notices

    7. List of Events and Trade fairs

    8. Report on trade events

    9. Trade Enquiries

    10. Trade information on countries

    11. Recognition schemes

    12. Recognized organisation

    13. Export procedures

    14. Importing country regulations

    15. Agmark Standard and procedures

    16. Recognised packhouse

    17. Abbattoirs/Meat Processing plants

    18. Standard operating procedure for exports

    19. SOP for handling Rapid alerts, rejections & complaints

    20. Exporter directory

All documents available on APEDA website http//apeda.gov.in

4.4 Particulars of facilities available to citizen for obtaining information [Section 4(1)(b)(xv)]

The information can be obtained through APEDA website, in house Library and direct communication such as email etc.

Working hours of the facility:

APEDA website (www.apeda.gov.in) - 24 x 7

APEDA Library - 9.30 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday (working days)

Contact person & contact details (Phone, fax email)

The name and contact details of APEDA functionaries is available on APEDA website www.apeda.gov.in icon ‘Corporate Info’ (View)

4.5 Such other information as may be prescribed under section 4(i) (b)(xvii)

a. Grievance redressal mechanism (
www.pgportal.gov.in)

APEDA has an online system for public grievance and their redressal (View)

b. Information on quarterly report of RTI submitted is at 4.6 below.

c. List of schemes/ projects/ Programmes : Details Available with Respective division

d. Annual Report :  Annual Administrative Report (View), Annual Account Report (View)
e. Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) : (View)
f. Citizen’s Charter : (View)

4.6 Receipt & Disposal of RTI applications & appeals [F.No 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.04.2013]


Quarterly Report to Central Information Commission on implementation of Right to Information (RTI) Act 2005

Period : From 01.01.2022 to 31.03.2022

(a) Number of applications received during the quarter by the public authority (PA) 42
(b) Number of application received as transfer from other Pas under section 6 (3) 8
(c) Number of cases transfer to Other PAs under section 6(3) 6
(d) Decisions where requests replied 44
(e) Number of Appeals received during the quarter 2
(f) Decisions where appeals replied 2
 

4.7 Replies to questions asked in the parliament [Section 4(1)(d)(2)]

Parliament Questions received during 2021-22 for inputs: 275 (View)

Parliament Questions are received by APEDA from various ministries / departments for inputs.

Inputs are provided by APEDA as per information available. Final reply is send by the respective ministries.

5. Information as may be prescribed

5.1 Such other information as may be prescribed [F.No. 1/2/2016-IR dt. 17.8.2016, F No. 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.4.2013]

Smt. Rekha Mehta, AGM
In charge of RTI Division & CPIO
Mobile No. 9868162217

Details of Training of CPIO/APIO
Nodal CPIO and three PIOs attended two days webinar on “Transparency Audit with respect of compliance under Section 4 of RTI Act, 2005.” organized by IMRA from 18th & 19th February, 2021.

Details of First Appellate Authority(FAA)

S.N. Name of FAA Designation /Official Address with Telephone Numbers with Telephone Numbers Mobile No. Subject
1. Dr. Tarun Bajaj

Director
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91-11-41486014
e-mail: director[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in; tarunbajaj[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

9811299852 Cereal Division, BEDF, WTO, Vigilance, Market Access
2. Shri S. S. Nayyar

General Manager
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91-11- 41486015
e-mail: ssnayyar[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

9811299352 Budget & Finance, PR and Trade Fairs, Personnel and Administration, Computer and Information, Statutory Division, Registration
3. Shri V. K. Vidyarthi

General Manager
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91-11- 41486016
e-mail: vkvidyarthi[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

9953001967 Common Infrastructure, Hindi Rajbhasha, Promotion of GI products, Organic and Natural Products
4. Shri U. K. Vats

General Manager
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91-11- 41486018
e-mail: ukvats[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

9811204812 FFV, Floriculture, Market Access of FFV, EDF and NER, Certification activities of Organic products
5. Dr. Sudhanshu

Secretary
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91-11-41486017 
e-mail: sudhanshu[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

9920437633 Agri Export Policy, Animal Products, Processed Food, Quality, Library, Parliament Questions, Logistics
 

17. Details of Public Information Officer (PIO)

S.N. Name of PIO Designation /Official Address with Telephone Numbers Subject
1. Dr. Saswati Bose

Deputy General Manager
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91- 11- 26516283
e-mail: saswatibose[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

Promotion of GI products, Organic and Natural Products, WTO
2. Smt. Vinita Sudhanshu

Deputy General Manager
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91- 11- 26516245
e-mail: vinitas[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, Market access and Floriculture, NER and EDF
3. Smt. Samidha Gupta

Deputy General Manager
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91-11- 26517019
e-mail: samidha[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

Budget & Finance Division
4. Shri Man Prakash Vijay

Assistant General Manager
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91-11- 43451257
e-mail: mpvijay[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

Cereal Division
5. Shri Umesh Kumar

Assistant General Manager
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91-11- 26516791
e-mail: umeshkumar[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

Processed Food
6.

Shri Bidyut Baruah

Assistant General Manager
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91- 11- 26516791
e-mail: bbaruah[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

Animal Products Division
7. Smt. Reeba Abraham

Assistant General Manager
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91- 11- 26517019
e-mail: reeba[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

Quality
8.

Dr. Prashant Pramod Waghmare

Assistant General Manager
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91- 11- 26534175
e-mail: ppwaghmare[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

Organic Products
9. Smt. Rekha Mehta

Assistant General Manager
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91- 11- 20863950
e-mail: rekha[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

Trade Fairs, PR & Statutory Division
10. Smt. Rajni Arora

Assistant General Manager
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91- 11- 26850877
e-mail: rajni[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

Personnel, BEDF
11. Smt. Simi Unnikrishnan

Assistant General Manager
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91- 11- 26534175
e-mail: simi[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

Hindi Rajbhasha, Market Access, Parliament Questions
12. Shri Saurav Agarwal

Accountant
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91- 11- 26534350
e-mail: saurav[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

Common Infrastructure
13. Shri Harpreet Singh

Executive Officer
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91- 11- 26526197
e-mail: harpreet[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

Computer and Information
14. Shri Shishupal Rawat

Librarian
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91- 11- 26513204
e-mail: ssrawat[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

Library
15. Smt. Roseleen

Senior Office Executive
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91- 11- 26526406
e-mail: roselin[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

Registration
16. Shri Vishnu Saraaswat

Field Officer
Agricultural & Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority(APEDA)
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg, (Opp. Asia Village), New Delhi - 110 016, India
Ph. : +91- 11- 26850301
e-mail: vishnu[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

Agri Export Policy

 

Regional Offices

Name Address Contact Details

Shri R. Ravindra
Regional Head

MUMBAI
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority
4th Floor, Unit No. 3 & 4 , Banking Complex Bldg. No.II, Sector 19/A, Vashi
New Mumbai-400 705
Ph.No  - +91- 022-27840949 /27845442 /27840350
Fax - +91- 022-27842273
E - mail- ravindra[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in
Shri R. Ravindra
Regional Head
BENGALURU
Agricultural and Processed Food
Products Export Development Authority
1st Floor
Beeja Bhavan
Bellary Road, Hebbal
Bengaluru - 560024
Ph.No - +91- 080-23419272, 080 - 29731200, 080 - 29731206
E-mail - ravindra[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in

Shri U Dharma Rao
Regional Head

TELANGANA
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority
Room No. 908, 9th Floor, C.G.O. Towers, Kavadiguda, Secunderabad – 500080
Ph.No  - +91- 040-24745940, 2474594
E-mail - udharmarao[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in
Shri Sandeep Saha
Regional Head
KOLKATA
Agricultural and Processed Food
Products Export Development Authority
Mayukh Bhavan, Bidhan Nagar,
Kolkata-700 091
Ph.No  - +91- 033-23378363
Fax     - +91- 033- 40669291
E-mail - sandeep[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in
Smt.Sunita Rai
Regional Head

GUWAHATI
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority
Housefed Complex,
West End Block Building, 4th Floor,
Beltola-Basistha Road,
Dispur,Guwahati, Pin - 781006, Assam  

Ph.No  - +91- 0361-2221485
E-mail -sunita[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in
Shri Harpreet Singh
Regional Head
AHMEDABAD
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority
Mardia Plaza, A-wing, 6th floor, CG Road, Near National Handloom Corporation, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Pin: 380006
Ph.No  - +91- 11- 43451257, 079 - 35333479
E-mail - harpreet[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in, apedaahm@apeda.gov.in
Dr. C.B. Singh
Regional Head

VARANASI
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, Horticulture Compound, Near Collectorate,Infront of Circuit House Kuchahari, Varanasi-221002

Mob.No  - +91- 0542-2979288
E-mail - povaranasi[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in; cbsingh[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in
Shri CS Dudeja
Regional Head

CHANDIGARH
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, Plot No. 2A, Sector 28-A, Madhya Marg Chandigarh-160002

Ph.No  - +91- 0172- 4640128
E-mail - csdudeja[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in
Shri Saurav Agarwal
Regional Head

BHOPAL
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority
26, Kisan Bhawan, Arera Hills, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh- 462011

Ph.No  - +91- 0755-4700764
E-mail - saurav[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in
Smt.Shobana Kumar
Regional Head

CHENNAI
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority
IIND FLOOR, Tamil Nadu State Marketing Board Building; CIPET , Thiru Vi Ka Industrial Estate GUINDY CHENNAI- 600032

Ph.No  - +044-29500249
E-mail - shobana[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in
Smt. Simi Unnikrishnan
Regional Head

KOCHI
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority
Plot No: 35, Warehousing center, Gandhi Nagar, Kochi - 682020, Kerala

Ph.No  - +91- 11-20863871
E-mail - simi[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in, apedakochi[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in
Smt. Sunita Rai
Regional Head

TRIPURA
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority
Ground Floor, Directorate of Horticulture & Soil Conservation, Govt. of Tripura
Paradise Chowmahani, Agartala-799001

Ph.No  - +91- 0361-2221485
E-mail - sunita[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in
Shri Devendra Prasad
Senior Consultant

SRINAGAR
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority
1st Floor, Room No. 211 & 212, Old Building (Directorate of Agriculture)
Agriculture Complex, Lal Mandi, Srinagar-190007
UT of Jammu and Kashmir

Ph.No  - +91-0194-3512459
E-mail -dprasad[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in; apedasrinagar[AT]gmail[DOT]com
Shri Devendra Prasad
Senior Consultant

JAMMU
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority
1st Floor, Room No. 3 & 4, Agriculture Extension Building (Directorate of Agriculture)
Gole Pully, Talab Tillo, Jammu-180002
UT of Jammu and Kashmir

Ph.No  - +91-0191-2955645
E-mail - dprasad[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in
apedajammu[AT]gmail[DOT]com
Shri Devendra Prasad
Senior Consultant

LADAKH
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority
District Industries Centre Leh, Near District Court
Skampari, Leh 194101
UT of Ladakh

Ph.No  - +91-11-49076237
E-mail - dprasad[AT]apeda[DOT]gov[DOT]in
apedaladakh[AT]gmail[DOT]com

iv. As per Office Memorandum No. R-17(12)/2010-RTI dated 3rd December 2010, of MOC&I a "Transparency Officer" has been nominated for APEDA

Name Designation Contact
Dr. Tarun Bajaj Director Office No:- 011-41486014

6. Information Disclosed on own Initiative
6.1 Item / information disclosed so that public have minimum resort to use of RTI Act to obtain information

All the relevant documents are available on APEDA website www.apeda.gov.in