Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture
(A Society under Marine Products Export Development Authority,
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)

Technology Development Centre for Sustainable Aquaculture
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  • 2 Welcome : Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture is the Research & Development arm of the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), Ministry of Commerce & Industry. MPEDA, inspired by the late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's vision of making India a technologically advanced nation, evolved this Centre of Excellence in Aquaculture. more
  • 2 The Aquatic Quarantine Facility(AQF) for L. vannamei is a state-of-the-art facility created by RGCA, at the behest of Ministry of Agriculture for quarantining the L. vannamei broodstock imported to India more
  • 2 The Marine Finfish Project located at Pozhiyur near Trivandrum, Kerala was initiated in the year 2009 with Cobia (Rachycentron canadum) as the candidate species. The project aims to standardize technologies for seed production and grow out farming of cobia to marketable size in open sea cages more


President's Desk

RGCA the R & D arm of MPEDA, is proud to announce the launch of its website, which provides comprehensive information about the vision, mission and achievements of the organisation. RGCA is dedicated to augment the Indian Seafood Exports through sustainable culture technologies. The dedication of the organisation is reflected in the achievements in all the projects being implemented by them in different species at specific locations more


News & Events

Inviting suggestions/comments on the DPR of the proposed BMC facilities at Visakhapatnam

Inviting suggestions/comments on the DPR of the proposed AQF facilities at Visakhapatnam

Recognition of aquaculture disease diagnostic laboratories for shrimp seed testing

Dr. A. Jayathilak, IAS, has assumed additional charge of Chairman Marine Products Export Development Authority with effect from the forenoon of 5th May 2016 and is now President RGCA

Invitation of Expression of Interest (EOI) for recognition of aquaculture disease diagnostic laboratories for shrimp seed testing

RGCA ORGANIZES THE THIRD EDITION OF THE DR. E.G. SILAS ANNUAL ENDOWMENT LECTURE ON GENETICS AND SUSTAINABLE AQUACULTURE GSA-2015 AT CHENNAI, TAMIL NADU

The Central Aquaculture Genetics Laboratory of RGCA becomes the first Aquaculture Genetics Lab in the country to obtain NABL accreditation

AQF opens up High Capacity Premium Quarantine Cubicles

RGCA ANNUAL REPORT 2013 - 2014

India Tilapia Summit 2014

India’s First NABL Accredited Aquaculture Pathology Lab

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