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Kaanch Ke Moti got GI Tag

Kaanch Ke Moti known glass beads, an Indian GI product of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.


RamanIAS Discussion: To the Point

1.What is GI tag?

2.What are benefit of GI tag?

3.How issue GI tag and validity?

 

1.What is GI tag?

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

 

2.What are benefit of GI tag?

  • Protection of geographical indications leads to the overall economic prosperity of the manufacturers and producers.


  • Marketing and promotion of the products with the GI tags enhance the secondary economic activities in that specific region.


  • It will turn boosts the regional economic development.

 

3.How issue GI tag and validity?

  • GI tags are issued as per the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act,1999


  • This tag is issued by the Geographical Indication Registry under the Department of Industry Promotion and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry.


  • Validity of GI, initial period of ten years, which may be renewed from time to time.

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