MPEDA Current Affairs, GK & News

eSanta: Platform for Marine Products

The Union Minister Shri Piyush Goyal recently launched a platform called “eSanta” for marine products. The main aim of the platform is to empower aqua farmers. About eSanta The farmers can sell their produce in eSanta portal. It is a bridge between the buyers and the farmers. The eSanta portal eliminates the necessity of middlemen ..

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What is Suez Canal Blockade?

A container ship called the “Ever Given” recently ran aground in the Suez Canal. This blocked more than 400 ships from transiting the canal. The blockage created huge impacts on global trade and is referred to as Suez Canal Crisis 2021 or Suez Canal Blockade. Impacts of the Blockade The Cargo ship was headed from ..

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MPEDA Multilingual Call Centre for Aquafarmers

The Marine Products Export Development Authority recently launched a multilingual call centre for Aquafarmers. The initiative is first of its kind in the country. It will address the technical issues and impart knowledge about efficient farming methods round the clock. About the Call Centre The Call Centre will mainly cater to the Aquafarmers of Andhra ..

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MPEDA to upgrade 25 fishing harbours in India

The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) will modernize 25 fishing harbours in India. The project is to begin in two harbours namely Nizampatnam in Andhra Pradesh and Thoppumpady in Kochi, Kerala. Highlights The step is being taken by MPEDA to increase value of marine products. The value of marine products in India is currently ..

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India prepares for Corona Virus-Steps of Health Ministry

India has been closely monitoring the happenings in China after more than 200 cases were confirmed to be infected with Corona virus (a new stain). The increase in numbers is mainly because more than millions travel for Lunar New Year in China. On January 17, 2020 Thailand reported to have found the first case of ..

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