Correct Answer - Option 4 : Commerce
Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), which is a statutory body under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India, entrusted with the overall development, promotion, and export of fish and fishery products from the country.
Marine Products Exports Development Authority:
- MPEDA is a nodal coordinating, state-owned agency engaged in fishery production and allied activities.
- It was established in 1972 under the Marine Products Export Development Authority Act (MPEDA), 1972.
- It is headquartered in Kochi, Kerala.
- Its mandate is to increase exports of seafood including fisheries of all kinds, specifying standards, marketing, processing, extension and training in various aspects.