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अंतिम अद्यतन 20-11-2015, 10:04

Spice Development Agency (SDA)

Government of India has notified the formation of 10 Spice Development Agencies(SDAs) in the main Spice growing regions for the overall development of spices grown in the region. These agencies will be chaired by the Chief Secretary of the concerned State Government and consist of members from Ministry of Commerce & Industry, the State / Central  Agriculture / Horticulture Ministry, other related Central / State organisations, Agri. University, Member of Spices Board from the region and various stake holders of the Industry viz. growers, traders and exporters of spices. The Agency will identify the issues and formulate programmes relating to production, domestic marketing, quality and export promotion of Spices in the region.Spices Board’s offices has been restructured for facilitating the formation of SDAs and effectively implementing various programmes formulated by the SDAs.Accordingly,11 Regional Offices (ROs) of the Board have been established in major spice growing centers in the country.  The programmes identified by the SDAs will be implemented by the Regional Office (RO) of the Board, attached to the SDAs in coordination with the State Government subject to the approval of the Board.The SDAswillfunction under overall authority, supervision and control of the Spices Board.

Saffron Production and Export Development Agency (SPEDA)

Government of India has also notified the formation of an exclusive Committee to be known as ‘Saffron Production and Export Development Agency (SPEDA) for the overall development of the Saffron industry in the state of J&K vide Gazette notification dated 18th March 2015. The Agency will be Head Quartered in Srinagar with Commerce Secretary, Govt. of India and Chief Secretary of J&K as Co-Chairman. The Agency shall consist of members representing the State Govt. of J&K, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Commerce, Spices Board, ICAR, other related Central / State organisations and various stake holders of the Industry viz. growers, traders and exporters of Saffron. SPEDA will assist and encourage creation of appropriate infrastructure for processing, packing, warehousing, research and also establish quality evaluation laboratory for Saffron. SPEDA shall act as a subordinate agency under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in the Central Government and function under overall authority, supervision and control of Spices Board. The details of the SDAs and SPEDA are given below:

 

Sl No

State

Location

Name of the Agency

Spices

Regions/ States covered

1

 

Andhra Pradesh

Guntur

Guntur SDA

Chilli, Turmeric, Tamarind, Pepper, Curry Leaf

Andhra Pradesh and other spice growing districts in surrounding region as notified by the

Spices Board

 

2

 

Tamil Nadu

Erode

Erode SDA

Turmeric, Chilli, Pepper, small cardamom, Curry Leaf, Tamarind, Herbal Spices, Clove, Nutmeg, Coriander

Tamilnadu and other spice growing districts in surrounding region as notified by the Spices Board

3

 

Karnataka

Haveri

Haveri SDA

Pepper, Chilli, Cardamom, Ginger, Turmeric, Kokam, Coriander

Karnataka and other spice growing districts in surrounding region as notified by the Spices Board

 

4

 

Maharashtra

Mumbai

Mumbai SDA

Turmeric, Chilli, Kokam

Maharashtra and other spice growing districts in surrounding region as notified by the Spices Board

5

 

Gujarat

Unjha

Unjha SDA

Cumin, Fennel, Coriander, Fenugreek, Chilli, Garlic, Ajowan, Dillseed

Gujarat and other spice growing districts in surrounding region as notified by the Spices Board

6

 

Rajasthan

Jodhpur

Jodhpur SDA

Coriander, Fenugreek, Fennel, Cumin

Rajasthan and other spice growing districts in surrounding region as notified by the Spices Board

7

 

Uttar Pradesh

Barabanki

Uttar Pradesh  SDA

Mint

Uttar Pradesh and other spice growing districts in surrounding region as notified by the Spices Board

8

 

Madhya Pradesh

Guna

Guna SDA

Garlic, Coriander

Madhya Pradesh and other spice growing districts in surrounding region as notified by the Spices Board

9

 

Assam

Guwahati

Guwahati SDA

Ginger, Pepper, Turmeric, Chilli, Large Cardamom, Teipat

Assam and other spice growing districts in surrounding region as notified by the Spices Board

 

 

10

 

Sikkim

Gangtok

Gangtok SDA

Large Cardamom, Ginger, Chilli, Turmeric

Sikkim and other spice growing districts in surrounding region as notified by the Spices Board

11

 

Jammu & Kashmir

 

Srinagar

SPEDA

Saffron

State of Jammu & Kashmir