Geographical Indication tag

Geographical Indication tag News

West Bengal to observe 'Rosogolla Day' on November 14

On November 14 last year, West Bengal had received the GI tag for Bengal's Rosogolla. The GI tag is a sign that identifies a product as originating from a particular place.

‘The rice that needs no cooking’: magic rice variety from Assam gets GI tag

From the warriors of the Ahom kingdom then to the farmers of lower Assam now, the ‘magic’ Boka saul — which recently got a GI tag — has been a breakfast staple for centuries now.


Madhya Pradesh’s Kadaknath chicken gets Geographical Indication tag

On Chhattisgarh’s recent effort to stake a claim to the variety, he said, “Chhattisgarh has applied only recently. I am not sure if its application was even processed.’’

Now, Odisha to move Geographical Indication registry seeking tag for Rasagola

While West Bengal government claimed that it was invented in the state by Nabin Chandra Das in 1868, Odisha claimed the sweet was first served at the 12th-century Lord Jagannath temple in Puri.

Basmati dispute between Pak traders, MP boils over

Lahore-based Basmati Growers’ Association appeals order that gave Madhya Pradesh the tag

500-yr-old Kutchi shawl gets GI tag

The colourful Kutchi shawl,woven with motifs in one solid colour throughout,has been granted the Geographical Indication tag,a move likely to benefit its traditional weavers in the Kutch region of Gujarat.