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GI Tag for Narasingapettai Nagaswaram

Geographical Indication tag has been awarded to the Narasingapettai Nagaswaram under the category of musical instruments of class 15. Overview: Narasinghapettai nagaswaram is a classical wind music instrument that is traditionally made in a village near Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu. On behalf of Thanjavur Musical Instruments Workers Co-operative Cottage Industrial Society Limited, the application for receiving ..

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Exports of GI-tagged Agri products

In line with the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ vision, the central government decided to give a renewed thrust to the use of geographical indications (GI) tag to promote India’s unique agricultural products in the international markets. GI-tagged agricultural products There are 150 GI-tagged products in India, which are agricultural and food products. Out of 150 GI-tagged products ..

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What are ‘Karewas’?

Karewas are highly fertile alluvial soil deposits found in the Kashmir valley. About Karewas In the Kashmiri dialect, Karewas means “elevated table-land.” Godwin-Austin (1859) was the first one to use the term karewa to refer to a sequence of an unconsolidated to semi – consolidated sand-clay-conglomerate. Karewa sediments are found above the Paleozoic-Mesozoic sediments of ..

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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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GI tagged Mihidana from West Bengal exported to Bahrain

In order to promote indigenous & Geographical Identification (GI) tagged products, first consignment of GI tagged sweet dish Mihidana from West Bengal was exported to Bahrain. Highlights GI tagged Mihidana was sourced from Bardhaman, West Bengal. Consignment of the sweet dish Mihidana was exported by APEDA registered M/S DM Enterprises, Kolkata. It was imported by Aljazira Group, Bahrain. It ..

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