Geographical Indication tag Current Affairs, GK & News

GI Tag for Karuppur kalamkari paintings, Kallakurichi wood carvings

The traditional dye-painted figurative called Karuppur Kalamkari Paintings, and Kallakuruchi wood carvings have received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag. Highlights Kallakuruchi wood carvings is done using pens, palm stem, date trees, brushes made of bamboo stick and coconut tree stems. This certificate was issued the Geographical Indications Registry on the basis of an application filed ..

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Bihar’s Shahi Litchi exported to UK by Air Route

India has exported first consignment of GI-certified Shahi Litchi from Bihar to United Kingdom by air route on May 24, 2021. What is GI Tag? Geographical indication (GI) tag is given to an agricultural, natural or a manufactured product such as handicraft and industrial goods which are originating from definite geographical territory. The tag provides ..

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Kalanamak Rice Festival to be held in UP

The Uttar Pradesh government will be organising a three-day “Kalanamak Rice Festival” in the Siddharth Nagar district, Uttar Pradesh. The festival will start from March 13, 2021. This festival is being organised after grand success of “Strawberry Festival in Jhansi” and “Jaggery Festival in Lucknow”. Highlights The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, has ..

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Kashmir Saffron receives GI Tag

The Saffron cultivated in the Kashmir valley has received Geographical Indication Tag. It is to be noted that three other products such as Gorakhpur Teracotta, Kovilpatti Kadalai Mittai and Black rice of Manipur also received GI tag recently. About Kashmir Saffron The Saffron cultivated in Kashmir is long, thick and has natural deep red colour. ..

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GI Tag to Manipur Black Rice, Gorakhpur Terracotta and Kovilpatti Kadalai Mittai

On April 30, 2020, Black rice of Manipur, also called the Chak-Hao, Gorakhpur Terracotta and Kadalai Mittai of Kovilpatti bagged Geographical Indication tag. Highlights The application to receive Geographical Status for Chak Hao was initiated by North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Limited (NERAMAC). Black rice This rice variety has a deep black colour and ..

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