Export inspection council and APEDA are bodies created by GOI under the Export act to facilitate the agril. export. EIC provides certification while APEDA has main objective to promote the export and exporters
2. AGRICULTURAL EXPORT-
Exports have more than doubled over a period of 5
Exports have grown from USD17,789 million in 2008-09
to USD42,505.7million in 2013-14 with a CAGR of
During 2013-14,agri product exports constituted
13.6percentof total exports and registered a growth of
3.8 percent(in USD terms) over 2012-13.
3. Laws -Dairy Exports
Export(quality control and inspection)act, 1963 facilitates
EIC(Export Inspection Council)
EIA(Export Inspection Agency)
APEDA(Agricultural Processed Food Products Export
Development Authority) -compulsory registration, inspection
and certification prior to under taking manufacture of dairy
products meant for exports.
4. Export policy for milk and milk products:
1.Taxation of the dairy products :reducing the margins to the
2.No subsidies granted by the government for the promotion
of exporting the dairy products.
SMP, WMP, Butter oil, Ghee, Whey products, Dairy spread
,Processed and powdered cheese and Fermented products.
Export destination areas:
Bangladesh, UAE, Oman, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Singapore,
South Korea, Nepal, Philippines, Kuwait, Bahrain and
6. APEDA- BACKGROUND
Established by the Government of India under the Agricultural
and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority
Act passed by the Parliament in December, 1985. The Act
came into effect from 13th February.
The Authority replaced the Processed Food Export
Promotion Council (PFEPC).
7. ASSIGNED FUNCTIONS
Providing financial assistance, undertaking surveys and
feasibility studies, participation in enquiry capital through
joint ventures and other reliefs and subsidy schemes.
Registration of persons as exporters of the scheduled
products on payment of such fees as may be prescribed.
Fixing of standards and specifications for the scheduled
products for the purpose of exports.
8. Carrying out inspection of meat and meat products.
Improving packaging, marketing of the Scheduled
Promotion of export oriented production.
Collection of statistics from the owners of factories
or establishments engaged.
9. PRODUCTS MONITORED
Fruits, Vegetables and their Products.
Meat and Meat Products.
Poultry and Poultry Products.
Confectionery, Biscuits and Bakery Products.
Honey, Jaggery and Sugar Products.
Cocoa and its products, chocolates of all kinds.
Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Beverages.
Cereal and Cereal Products.
Guar Gum. Floriculture and Floriculture Products
Herbal and Medicinal Plants
11. EIC- BACKGROUND
Export Inspection Council of India (EIC) was
established under the Export (Quality Control and
Inspection) Act 1963.
Advises the Central Government on measures to
be taken for development of export trade through
quality control and pre-shipment inspection.
1. Mumbai 2. Delhi 3. Chennai
4. Kolkata 5. Kochi
12. SERVICES PROVIDED BY EIC /
Certification of Product Quality in accordance with the
norms and legislations of different destinations
1.Consignment-wise Inspection (CWI)
2.system approach including In-process Quality Control
3.Self Certification (SC).
Approval and certification of processing and
manufacturing units based on Food Safety Management
Systems like HACCP, Good Hygiene/Manufacturing
Practices (GHPs / GMPs).
13. Presently, EIC's certification is recognised in the
Basmati Rice by European Commission (for Certificates
Black Pepper by United States Food & Drug
Fish & Fishery Products by European Commission.
Fish and Fishery Products by Australian Quarantine &
Inspection Service (AQIS)
14. The milk products for Exports shall be subjected to
the following conditions: -
The period during which the milk products are fit for
human consumption and storage shall be indicated by
The results of the various checks and tests are recorded
and kept for presentation to the competent authority
for a period of two years.
Having satisfied itself that the plant meets the
requirements with regard to the nature of the activities
if carries out, the competent authority shall accord
approval to such plant for a period of one year.
15. Approval of processing plant
The Competent Authority may take the assistance of a
representative each from EIC, APEDA, MoFPI, NDDB,
and Representative of Industry and co-operatives and
experts from NDRI etc. in the matter of approval of
The inspection and monitoring of plant and packaging
centres shall be carried out regularly by the competent
authority, which shall at all times have free access to
all parts of the plants, in order to ensure that these
rules are being observed.
16. Certification and Fees: -
On request from the plant, the competent authority
shall issue health certificate in the prescribed proforma
after satisfying that the milk products are processed in
approved processing plants and after satisfying the
A fee of Rs. 5,000 shall be paid by the processor along
with the application for approval of the milk processing
A monitoring fee @ 0.20% of free on board (F.O.B.)
value shall be paid by the processor or the exporter to
the concerned Export Inspection Agency with a
maximum of Rs.15 lakhs per annum per exporter or
17. GUIDELINES PROVIDED BY EIC
Animal health requirements for raw milk.
Hygiene of the holding.
Hygiene in milking, the collection of raw milk and its
transport from production holding to the collection
centres or processing establishments.
The raw milk shall conform to the relevant
Microbial criteria for milk and milk products.
18. Processing plant shall meet the requirements for site,
building, ventilation and lighting, floors and wall,
Processing parameters for specified treatments(SPC,
Pathogens, Hygiene indicators).
Wrapping, packaging and labelling requirements.
Storage and transport requirements.
19. STANDARDS TO BE FOLLOWED
(a)National Standard of the importing countries or codex
standards of CAC.
(b)Contractual specifications to between the foreign
buyer and the exporters provided the same is not
below the national standards.
(c)In the absence of (a) or (b) above, the National
Standard Specifications as notified shall apply.
(d)In case of any Milk Products for which no standard is
available at (a), (b) and (c) above, the standard
formulated for these products by the standing
21. GENERALISED SYSTEM OF
Non-contractual instrument by which industrially
developed countries extend tariff concession to goods
originating in developing countries.
GSP presently comprises of 12 different schemes
extended by 36 preference-giving countries.
Organizations authorized to issue certificates of origin
Export Inspection Council of India
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
22. GLOBAL SYSTEM OF TRADE
Negotiated in the year 1988 by 48 developing countries.
Agencies Authorised to issue Certificates of Origin
Export Inspection Council through their field offices
known as Export Inspection Agencies with offices all over
Tobacco Board, Guntur -- Tobacco & Tobacco products
ADMINISTRATIVE SET UP
Chairman - Appointed by the Central GovernmentDirector - Appointed by APEDASecretary - Appointed by the Central GovernmentOther Officers and Staff - Appointed by the Authority
Eight members appointed by the Central Government representing respectively; the Ministries of the Central Govt
Seven members appointed by the Central Govt. representing
(i) Indian Council of Agricultural Research(ii) National Horticultural Board (iii) National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation (iv) Central Food Technological Research Institute(v) Indian Institute of Packaging (vi) Spices Export Promotion Council and (vii) Cashew Export Promotion Council.
MEAT PRODUCTS in slaughter ho
uses, processing plants, storage premises, or other places where such products are kept or handled for the purpose of ensuring the quality of such products;
Groundnuts, Peanuts and Walnuts.
Pickles, Papads and Chutneys.
Over more than 38 years of its existence, EIC / EIAs have been instrumental in building quality awareness amongst a wide cross section of exporting industry
Advice for stop of imprt, melamine, china, laboratory setup
(as per which, any consignment of black pepper from India, not accompanied by EIA's certificate, is detained on arrival in USA)
Tests for residues must be carried out in accordance with National/Internationally recognised methods. -----not allowed for consumption if residue found
National/ int. standards
Chairman, Agricultural and Processed Chairman Food Products Export Development Authority
2. Joint Commissioner (Dairy) Member Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Ministry of Agriculture
3. Deputy Commissioner (Dairy Development) Member Ministry of Food Processing Industries
4. One representative of National Dairy Member Development Board
5. One representative of Dairy Association Member Of India
6. One representative of Diary Association Member of India
7. Representative of Export Inspection Member Council
increasing their export earnings ---- in promoting their industrialisation ----- in accelerating their rates of economic growth.
the Export Inspection Agencies with offices all over India. -----all products
Directorate General of Foreign Trade through Regional Offices known as Joint Director General / Deputy Director – General of Foreign Trade---All products
Marine Products Export Development Authority-----marine products
Central Silk Board Tobacco Board,