Textile Industry

GI Protected Shawls, Carpets, Durries, Coir Products etc.

Following are the crisp notes on various GI protected textile products, shawls, Carpets, Quilts etc. Solapur Chaddar Solapuri chaddar is a cotton bed sheet made in the Solapur city in Maharashtra. Solapuri chaddars were the first product in Maharashtra to obtain Geographical Indication (GI) status. Kotpad Handloom fabric Kotpad Handloom is a vegetable Dyed Fabric woven […]


GI Protected Sarees and Fabrics of India

Each state of India has its own specialty and range of Sarees. Some of the specific varieties and notes about them for exams are as follows: Kanjeevaram Silk and Saree Kanjeevaram sarees are characterized by gold dipped silver thread that is woven on the premium quality silk. These sarees are also known for their durability, […]

GI Protected Fibres in India

Following are the GI protected fibres in India. Mysore Silk, Karnataka Mysore Silk is a kind of mulberry silk. The Mysore silk became famous after 1912 when the royal Wodeyar family patronized the weaving art by importing 32 looms from Switzerland. Most of these looms are still working. Muga Silk Muga silk is the product […]