Geographical Indication Current Affairs - 2019

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Kadaknath chicken meat from Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh gets GI tag

Kadaknath chicken meat from Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh has received Geographical Indication (GI) tag from Chennai based Geographical Indication Registry and Intellectual Property India. GI tag denotes that product comes from particular geographical. Kadaknath chicken was awarded GI tag in “Meat Product, Poultry & Poultry Meat” category. The application for GI was made by Read More…

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Government launches logo, tagline for GI

Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) under Ministry of Commerce and Industry has unveiled tricolour logo for geographical indication (GI) certified products. The logo has tagline “Invaluable Treasures of Incredible India” printed below it. Key Facts In the open contest, winning logo was designed by Adri Chatterjee and winning tagline was coined by Akancha Read More…

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GI tag for Telangana’s Adilabad dokra, Warangal Dhurries

Chennai based Geographical Indication Registry has awarded Geographical Indication (GI) Tag to two more craft forms from Telangana viz. Adilabad dokra and Warangal Dhurries. Adilabad Dokra is an ancient bell metal craft and Warangal Dhurries is a popular traditional cotton rug. Adilabad Dokra It is form of ancient bell metal craft practiced by Woj community Read More…

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Madhya Pradesh’s Kadaknath chicken gets Geographical Indication tag

Chennai based Geographical Indication Registry and Intellectual Property India has awarded Geographical Indication (GI) Tag to Madhya Pradesh’s Kadaknath chicken.  The GI tag will ensure that no one else can use name Kadaknath Chicken while selling any other black chicken. It will also translate into higher prices for producers. Kadaknath Chicken Kadaknath chicken breed is Read More…

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Banglar Rasogolla, Mamallapuram stone sculptures get GI tag

The Geographical Indication (GI) Registry and Intellectual Property India has presented Geographical Indication (GI) Tag status to Banglar Rasogolla of West Bengal and Mamallapuram stone sculptures of Tamil Nadu. Banglar Rasgolla: The Directorate of Food Processing Industry of West Bengal had made an application on September 8, 2015, seeking the GI status for Banglar Rasogolla. Read More…

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Etikoppaka toys from Andhra Pradesh get GI tag

The Geographical Indication Registry (GIR) has given Geographical Indication (GI) tag traditional Etikoppaka toys (Etikoppaka Bommalu) from Andhra Pradesh. These traditional toys are made by artisans in Etikoppaka village located on banks of river Varaha in Visakhapatnam district of the state. With this, Etikoppaka toys join elite products from Andhra Pradesh such as Kondapalli toys, Read More…

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West Bengal’s Gobindobhog rice gets geographical indication status

The Geographical Indications Registry (GIR) has granted geographical indication (GI) status to Gobindobhog rice, a speciality from Burdwan district of West Bengal.  The state government had applied for GI status for Gobindobhog rice in August 2015. Gobindobhog rice Gobindobhog variety of rice is a short grain, white, aromatic, sticky rice having a sweet buttery flavor. Read More…

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