Indian Rice Exporters Federation

Indian Rice Exporters Federation (IREF). At the outset, we would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to the Government of India for its commendable initiatives aimed at bolstering the nation’s economic growth. The various schemes introduced by the Government have significantly benefited all sectors of the Indian industry. IREF is an esteemed organization that represents a diverse range of stakeholders in India’s rice export sector. Our federation is strategically headquartered in New Delhi, with regional offices spanning across key states such as Jammu, Kashmir, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Telangana, West Bengal, Maharashtra Vidarbha, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region of Maharashtra, Punjab, and Rajasthan.

Our Extensive Membership:

IREF boasts an extensive membership that comprises approximately 1,700 companies and 8 trade associations. This membership encompasses exporters, millers, Custom House Agents (CHAs), and packaging manufacturers, collectively serving as a robust foundation of the rice export ecosystem in India.

Role as Industry’s Voice:

As the federation stands at the vanguard of the industry, we have consistently been the voice of the sector in both domestic and international forums. This involves active participation in policy consultations, trade negotiations, and advocacy on trade regulations and compliance standards. Our work is aimed at fostering an enabling environment for our members while upholding the interests of the global communities they serve. We also serve as a liaison between governmental bodies and private enterprises, ensuring that the policies are both effective and equitable.

The Indian Rice Exporters Federation (IREF) operates under the guiding motto of “One Nation, One Trade, One Policy,” emphasizing the federation’s commitment to fostering unity and coherence across the diverse landscapes of India’s rice export sector. This motto encapsulates our vision to harmonize regulations, streamline trade practices, and create a unified policy framework that benefits all stakeholders—ranging from exporters and millers to packaging manufacturers and trade associations. By advocating for a standardized approach.

to policy implementation and trade practices, the federation aims to mitigate regional disparities, optimize the ease of doing business, and facilitate seamless trade operations. This cohesive strategy serves not just our extensive membership, but also aligns with the broader national objectives of enhancing competitiveness in global markets while supporting domestic growth The Federation has an extensive list of esteemed office bearers.

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Shri Sanjay Kumar Agarwal With IREF President DR. prem Garg
dr prem garg with B. L Verma


dr prem garg with Shri Narendra Singh Tomar
Shri Narendra Singh Tomar
dr prem garg with Shri Piyush Goyal
Shri Piyush Goyal
dr prem garg with Shri Nitin Gadkari
Shri Nitin Gadkari



About us 

Dr. Prem Garg is widely recognized and respected in the Indian rice export industry for his innovative techniques and knowledge. He is at the forefront of IREF India and actively generates opportunities for Indian rice exporters to establish their presence in the global market while boosting competitiveness domestically. Moreover, his exemplary leadership and innovative approach have not only steered the company to remarkable success but have also left an indelible mark on the business world.

IREF takes full responsibility for collaborating with Government agencies and industry stakeholders to help Indian rice exporters manage any issues related to logistics optimization, regulatory compliance, or market access hindrances that may stop the growth or revolution of their industry. 

With Dr. Prem Garg and IREF’s constant efforts, India is among the trusted global rice export leaders. His dedication, perseverance, and knowledge have genuinely inspired IREF to achieve their set goals with a positive mindset. Dr. Garg’s strategic vision has led to the successful expansion of the company into new markets, resulting in substantial growth.

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