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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    In India today, the prime need is a higher and more sophisticated technology to meet the needs of the poorest section of our society. There can be no poverty alleviation without technoloical upgradation.

    Our task is to end poverty. The challenge to our scientists is, How can modern. scientific and technological knowledge be brought to bear on the task of removing poverty? How we can bring our rural, more backward areas not just a step behind the other countries but equal to the most developed countries?

  • 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

Aqua Aquaria 2013

Release of the First Batch of SPF L. vannamei Broodstock produced by RGCA

International Seminar-Workshop on Mud Crab Aquaculture and Fisheries Management (ISMAF-2013)

Workshop on Shrimp Pathology - 2013

SPF L. vannamei broodstock available for supply at the RGCA L. vannamei Multiplication Centre at Visakhapatnam

Commissioning of the Final Phase of the Aquatic Quarantine Facility

The Inaugural Edition of Dr. E.G.Silas Endowment Lecture

Dr. S. Ayyappan, Secretary DARE & Director General ICAR visits RGCA Facilities


Hon'ble Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Shri. Anand Sharma dedicates the Nucleus Breeding Centre of the Domestication of Tiger Shrimp Project of RGCA at Andaman to the Nation

Asian Seabass Seeds Available


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