K S Srinivas Appointed Chairman of Marine Products Export Development Authority

IAS officer K S Srinivas has taken over as Chairman of Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA). 
Prior to this appointment, he had served as Joint Secretary in Department of Agriculture Cooperation and Farmers’ Welfare in Ministry of Agriculture.
Source- Business Standard

Static/Current Takeaways Important for Indian Bank PO Exam 2018- 
  • MPEDA is a nodal coordinating state owned agency engaged in fishery production and allied activities. 
  • It was established in 1972 under Marine Products Export Development Authority Act (MPEDA), 1972.