28th January 2023

Confidant Classes

Competitors' very first choice

Home | Edu NEWS | GI Tags list of 2019

GI Tags list of 2019

Geographical indication (GI) is a name or sign used on certain products which corresponds to a specific geographical location or origin (e.g. a town, region, or country).

Approved by the Geneva-headquartered World Trade Organization, a GI tag recognized the place of origin of a product and the specific qualities or means of production associated with it. GI Tag acts as a certificate and it is a way of ensuring that similar products from elsewhere cannot be sold under this name.

A GI Tag is valid for a decade, after which it can be renewed for another 10 years. In India, the GI tag is governed by the Geographical Indication of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act which came into being in 1999.

India, as a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), enacted the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration & Protection) Act, 1999 has come into force with effect from 15th September 2003.

Darjeeling Tea was the first Indian product to get the geographical indication tag. In 2004, the famous beverage got the recognition. You might have heard of intellectual properties rights like Copyright, Patent, Trademark etc. Geographical Indication Tag provides similar rights and protection to holders.

In September 2019, the government assigned Geographical Indication (GI) labels to four new products from the states of Tamil Nadu, Mizoram and Kerala. Geographical indications were registered by the Department for the Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) for Palani Panchamirtham in the city of Palani, Tamil Nadu, Tawlhlohpuan and Mizo Puanchei in Mizoram and Tirur Betel in Kerala.

  • Palani Panchamirtham, a ‘prasadam’ or religious offering in temples: Palani Town, Tamil Nadu
  • Tawlhlohpuan, is a fine quality fabric woven: Mizoram.
  • Mizo Puanchei, essentially a shawl, is considered the most colourful textile: Mizoram.
  • Tirur betel vine valued for its medicinal and cultural usages: Malappuram district of Kerala.
  • ‘Odisha rasagola‘, for the delectable eastern sweet: Odisha

Other GI Tags list of 2019:

  • Kandhamal Haladi-Agricultural-Odisha
  • Kodaikanal Malai Poondu-Agricultural– Tamil Nadu
  • Pawndum-Handicraft-Mizoram
  • Ngotekherh-Handicraft-Mizoram
  • Hmaram-Handicraft-Mizoram
  • Gulbarga Tur Dal-Agricultural-Karnataka
  • Irish Whiskey-Manufactured-Ireland
  • Khola Chilli-Agricultural-Goa
  • Idu Mishmi Textile-Handicraft– Arunachal Pradesh
  • Dindigul Locks-Manufactured– Tamil Nadu
  • Kandangi Saree-Handicraft– Tamil Nadu
  • Srivilliputtur Palkova— Food Stuff- Tamil Nadu
  • Kaji Nemu-Agricultural– Assam

Judiciary FAQ’s Download

WWW.CONFIDANTCLASSES.IN-1Download
Read More

List of State Governments that Grant Educational Loans for Study Abroad

Study-Abroad Whether it is in Canada, the US, Australia or even the Ukraine, studying abroad is a difficult task to…
Read More
List of State Governments that Grant Educational Loans for Study Abroad

UGC NET December 2022: NTA sets upper age limit for JRF

UGC NET December 2022 The NTA has decided that the deadline for determining the upper age limit for applying for…
Read More
UGC NET December 2022: NTA sets upper age limit for JRF

Foreign Universities Indian Campuses

Foreign-Universities-Indian-Campuses All foreign universities opening their branches in India will be able to conduct courses offline only. UGC Chairman, Mr….
Read More
Foreign Universities Indian Campuses

GUJCET 2023

GUJCET-2023 Gujrat Common Entrance Test (GUJCET) 2023, Registration starts on 6th January 2023. Interested candidates can check the eligibility criteria…
Read More
GUJCET 2023

LSAT-India January 2023

LSAT-India January 2023: The deadline to register for LSAT-India is 11 January 2023. Candidates can register at pearsonvueindia.com LSAT-India January…
Read More
LSAT-India January 2023

Make CUET-PG mandatory for admissions for the next academic session- M Jagadesh Kumar

Delhi University has already announced that it will adopt CUET UG and PG for admission to all courses, in all…
Read More
Make CUET-PG mandatory for admissions for the next academic session- M Jagadesh Kumar

All  DU admissions  will be based on the CUET UG, PG score of the next academic year

DU Admissions: Previously, the university conducted its own entrance exam (DUET) for admission to graduate courses. Prepare-for-CLAT-AILET-DULLB DU Admissions: The…
Read More
All  DU admissions  will be based on the CUET UG, PG score of the next academic year

List of Scholarships Provided by Government of India for Study Abroad

Study-Abroad-Scolarships Ministry of Education provides financial assistance to Indian students for higher education abroad. Interested applicants can check the official…
Read More
List of Scholarships Provided by Government of India for Study Abroad

CLAT 2023 Exam Analysis

CLAT 2023 Exam Analysis: The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLU) held the Common Law Admissions Test on 18th December…
Read More
CLAT 2023 Exam Analysis

CBSE Board Exams Class 10, 12 from February 15

The data sheet was prepared by avoiding nearly 40,000 subject combinations to ensure that no two-subject combinations fall on the…
Read More
CBSE Board Exams Class 10, 12 from February 15

About Post Author

error

Enjoy this? Please spread the word :)