Basmati Rice Current Affairs, GK & News

GoI allows Export of Onions

In September 2019, GoI had banned the export of onions in order to bring down its prices in the country. The prices of the key cooking ingredient had soared due to supply disruptions and floods in the major onion producing states Haryana and Maharashtra. Highlights Onion prices peaked in December 2019 as rains hit the ..

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Geographical Indication tag for Basmati rice of 7 states approved

The Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) has ordered Chennai based Geographical Indications Registry (GIR) to issue ‘Geographical Indication’ tag for basmati rice. This GI tag will be issued to basmati rice variety grown in 7 states in the Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP) on the foothills of the Himalayas. These states are Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, ..

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