GI tag for Jharkhand’s Sohrai Khovar painting, Telangana’s Telia Rumal

News:Geographical Indication Registry of India has accorded Geographical Indication(GI) tag to Sohrai Khovar painting and Telia Rumal. Facts: Sohrai Khovar: It is a traditional and ritualistic mural painting practised by local tribal women in Hazaribagh,Jharkhand. It is mostly practised during local harvest and marriage seasons using local, naturally available soils of different colours available in… Continue reading GI tag for Jharkhand’s Sohrai Khovar painting, Telangana’s Telia Rumal

Kovilpatti Kadalai Mittai and Kashmir saffron gets GI tag

News:Geographical Indication Registry of India has accorded Geographical Indication(GI) tag to Kovilpatti Kadalai Mittai and Kashmir saffron. Facts: Kovilpatti Kadalai Mittai: It is peanut candy made in southern parts of Tamil Nadu.The candy is prepared from groundnut and jaggery. Uniqueness: a) Water is exclusively used from the river Thamirabarani and b) Production process is done… Continue reading Kovilpatti Kadalai Mittai and Kashmir saffron gets GI tag

GI tag to Manipur black rice, Gorakhpur terracotta

News:Geographical Indication Registry of India has accorded Geographical Indication(GI) tag to Manipur Black Rice and Gorakhpur Terracotta. Facts: Manipur Black Rice: Black rice locally known as chakhao is grown in the plains and hills of Manipur.It owes its colour to natural black pigments called anthocyanins. It is normally eaten during community feasts and is served… Continue reading GI tag to Manipur black rice, Gorakhpur terracotta

GI Tag For Darjeeling Green, White Tea

News:Geographical Indication Registry of India has accorded Geographical Indication(GI) tag to Green Tea and White Tea of Darjeeling. Facts: About Green Tea and White Tea: Green Tea and White Tea are made from the same tea leaves of Camellia sinensis. Green tea leaves are processed less than black but more than white tea. The lack… Continue reading GI Tag For Darjeeling Green, White Tea

Srivilliputhur palkova bags GI tag

News:Geographical Indication Registry of India has accorded Geographical Indication(GI) tag to Srivilliputhur palkova. Facts: About Srivilliputhur palkova: Srivilliputhur palkova is a sweet made from cow milk and sugar. The palkova is manufactured in and around the municipality of Srivilliputtur in Virudhunagar district,Tamil Nadu. Additional information: About the geographical indication(GI) tag: A geographical indication(GI) is a… Continue reading Srivilliputhur palkova bags GI tag