The mandate of EP (Agri) Division is to contribute towards formulating of Export Policy of Agricultural Products and also facilitating and promoting exports of agriculture & allied products (other than plantation crops - tea, coffee & spices and marine products). The Division also handles SPS (Sanitary & Phytosanitary) & TBT (Technical Barriers to Trade) issues and also Biotechnology matters. The Division exercises administrative control over following organizations:
In addition to the above, the Division also has two Export Promotion Councils, i.e. Indian Oilseeds & Produce Export Promotion Council (IOPEPC) and The Cashew Export Promotion Council of India (CEPCI), under its purview.
Export Statistics in respect of products handled by EP (Agri) Division, for the past five years, are as under:
Following Policy initiatives have been taken during recent years to promote exports of agricultural products:
The Division has institutionalized stakeholder consultations with Trade/Industry. Regular meetings are organized in partnership with various Trade Promotion Bodies to consult Trade/Industry representatives on issues concerning their respective sectors.
i. Details of Boards, Councils etc. under the Division.
Tobacco Board G.T. Road, Srinivasarao Thota,Guntur - 522 004 Andhra Pradesh, India Phone: +91-863-2358399, 2358499, 2327550, 2358531, 2327555, 2327554, 2327556 Fax: +91-863-2354232 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: tobaccoboard.com Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority NCUI Building, 3 Siri Institutional Area, August Kranti Marg, New Delhi - 110 016 Phone: 91-11-26513204, 26514572, 26534186 Fax: 91-11-26526187 E-mail: email@example.com Website: apeda.gov.in Indian Oilseeds And Produce Export Promotion Council 78/79, Bajaj Bhavan, Nariman Point, Mumbai - 400021.Maharashtra, India Phone: (91 - 22) 2202 3225 / 9295 Fax: (91 - 22) 2202 9236 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.iopepc.org The Cashew Export Promotion Council of India Cashew Bhavan, Mundakkal, Kollam – 691001, Kerala, India. Phone: 0474 2742704/2761003 Fax: 0474 2742704 E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.cashewindia.org
ii. Directory of Officers & Employees
iii. Budget Allocations
iv. Details of Public Information Officers
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