APEDA Registration

Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) is an agency of Government of India constituted under Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act,1985 to further the development of export of scheduled products by way of providing financial assistance, information, statistics, formulating standards & implementing it leading to the development of scheduled products. The products specified under the APEDA ACT are called schedule products.

Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) is an agency of Government of India constituted under Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act,1985 to further the development of export of scheduled products by way of providing financial assistance, information, statistics, formulating standards & implementing it leading to the development of scheduled products. The products specified under the APEDA ACT are called schedule products.

All the exporters of scheduled product(s) need to register themselves with APEDA. The application for registration shall be made within a month from the date of an undertaking of such export unless the time limit for aforesaid registration is extended by the Authority for sufficient cause. This registration is one-time registration and shall be valid and subsisting unless it is cancelled by the Authority.

Objective of APEDA

The purpose of APEDA is to promote export & development of schedule products, to achieve this objective various functions has been assigned by the central government to this body. The central Government is controlling authority of this body. The authority needs to carry out the direction given and to implement the rules framed by the central government for carrying out the purposes & efficient administration of this Act. This Act is an additional provision and is not a relaxation of provision of any other law enforceable for the time being.

Benefits of APEDA Registration

  • It’s a mandatory registration by the exporters of scheduled products.
  • It is a one-time registration.
  • It enables the registered exporter to apply for financial assistance schemes of APEDA.
  • It enables registered members to participate in training programmes organised in various aspects of the Industries for scheduled products.
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