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Geographical Indication tag


Bengal celebrates 'Rosogolla Day' to mark GI tag granting

November 14, 2019 7:04 pm

While West Bengal was granted the GI tag for 'Banglar Rosogulla' or the Bengal variant of the sweetmeat in 2017, Odisha got the GI tag for 'Odisha Rasagola' or the Odisha variant earlier this year.

Thanjavur dolls, Dindigul locks, Kandangi sarees: Meet the man behind Tamil Nadu's GI tags journey

August 31, 2019 5:22 pm

Sanjai Gandhi, a GI advocate, has helped in obtaining GI tags for 18 out of 30 products in Tamil Nadu.

West Bengal to observe 'Rosogolla Day' on November 14

November 08, 2018 10:11 pm

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

August 11, 2018 12:29 am

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

March 30, 2018 4:23 am

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

November 15, 2017 10:39 pm

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

October 14, 2014 3:32 am

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

500-yr-old Kutchi shawl gets GI tag

March 13, 2012 4:14 am

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.