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Briefly discuss the objectives of Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA).Discuss in detail the functions performed by it and analyse its contributions to the Indian agriculture.

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6. Briefly discuss the objectives of Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA).Discuss in detail the functions performed by it and analyse its contributions to the Indian agriculture.(250 words)

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Why this question:

The question is based on the roles and responsibilities delivered by Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA).

Key demand of the question:

Discuss in detail the objectives, functions, roles played by Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA).

Directive:

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

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.

Body:

Discuss the key functions performed by APEDA.

APEDA is mandated with the responsibility of export promotion and development of the scheduled products viz. fruits, vegetables and their products; meat and meat products; poultry and poultry products; dairy products; confectionery, biscuits and bakery products etc.

Explain the composition of APEDA, how it works.

Discuss the work done so far by the authority.

Conclusion:

Conclude with significance.