Page-6 of GI tag Current Affairs, GK & News

BIS to set up Pashmina Testing Centre in Leh

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has announced setting up Pashmina testing centre in Leh region of Jammu and Kashmir to check the quality of pashmina collected. It will be set up in partnership with lab of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh. The centre will have standards testing lab, machines and scientists to check ..

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Namma Kolhapuri chappal gets GI Tag

The Namma Kolhapuri chappal has obtained GI tag. The GI tag has been jointly received by Karnataka and Maharashtra. Kolhapuri chappals are made of leather and tanned using vegetable dyes. Contradictory to popular perception there are a large number of artisans in Karnataka and have been making these chappals for centuries. GI Tag Geographical Indication ..

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GI Tag: Kolhapuri chappals

The Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (CGPDTM) has granted Geographical Indication (GI) tag for Kolhapuris, the ethnic leather chappal (footwear) to four districts in each state of Maharashtra and Karnataka. These 8 districts are- Kolhapur, Sangli, Solapur and Satara districts of Maharashtra and Belgaum, Dharwad, Bagalkot and Bijapur districts of Karnataka. Kolhapuri ..

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Kandhamal Haldi earns Geographical indication (GI) tag

Kandhamal Haldi a variety of turmeric indigenous to southern Odisha earns Geographical indication (GI) tag. Kandamal Haldi Kandhamal in Odisha’s southern hinterland is famous for its turmeric cultivation, a spice that enjoys its pride of place in an array of cuisines. Kandhamal Haldi has more oleoresin and volatile oil contents compared to other turmeric varieties. Kandhamal ..

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GI tag for Coffee Varieties

The Geographical Indications Registry has approved the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for coffee varieties viz. Coorg Arabica Coffee, Wayanad Robusta Coffee, Chikmagalur Arabica Coffee, Araku Valley Arabica Coffee and Bababudangiri Arabica Coffee. Coorg Arabica Coffee Kodagu district of Karnataka is famous for Coffee cultivation. The unique biotic and abiotic conditions provide uniqueness to the Coffee ..

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Sirsi Supari gets GI Tag

The Sirsi Supari of Karnataka has got the GI tag by the  Registrar of Geographical Indications. Sirsi Supari is the first product from the Arecanut sector to get a GI tag. Facts Sirsi Supari is cultivated in Yellapura, Siddapura and Sirsi taluks. Sirsi Supari is medium in size, somewhat flat and rounded in shape, somewhat ..

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