The 22nd edition of India International Seafood Show (IISS) begins in Kochi, Kerala. The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, in association with the Seafood Exporters Association of India (SEAI), is organized this event.
The theme of this year’s seafood show is “Blue Revolution- Beyond Production to Value Addition”.
IISS 2020 will highlight the technological advances and sustainable practices followed in the seafood processing sector in India. Indian seafood processors have to make their mark in the sustainable league with the cooperation from the fishing and farming sectors. Over 200 exhibitors, 350 stalls and more than 5000 delegates, including foreign delegates, are expected to attend the event. The biennial show returns to Kochi after 12 years and will provide a platform for Indian exporters and overseas importers of Indian marine products to interact. The 21st edition of IISS was held in Goa in January 2018.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Chairman of Marine Products Export Development Authority: K.S. Srinivas.
- Marine Products Export Development Authority headquarters: Kochi.
- Marine Products Export Development Authority founded: 1972.