Consider the following pairs of GI protected rice varieties in India with states where they are found:

  1. Kalanamak Rice→ Chhattisgarh
  2. Pokkali Rice→ Tamil Nadu
  3. Kaipad Rice→ Kerala

  Which of the above is/are correct?

Answer: [B] 3 Only

Kalanamak rice is produced in Uttar Pradesh. It is well known for its aroma and distinct taste. It has been awarded the Geographical Indication (GI) tag in 2013. Kaipad is unique coastal wetland rice. It is saline prone and is produced  through naturally organic farming in Kerala. Pokkali Rice is again from Kerala.

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