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Tag: Gi Tag

GI Tag Push For Koraput's Indigenous Rice Variety 'Kalajeera'
GI Tag Push For Koraput's Indigenous Rice Variety 'Kalajeera'

Cultivated Kalajeera rice is now being sold in New Delhi with the help of ORMAS and the district administration of Koraput. It is also being packaged and sold in retail shops.

Judima Wine Becomes First Beverage From Northeast India To Get GI Tag
Judima Wine Becomes First Beverage From Northeast India To Get GI Tag

The wine has a distinct sweet flavour and takes around one week to prepare while it can be stored for years. Various other tribes in the northeastern region traditionally make various types of wine and country liquor and consumed these among themselves.

Kendrapara Rasabali
‘Kendrapara Rasabali’ May Soon Get GI Tag, MP Subhash Singh Writes To Centre

Kendrapara’s popular delicacy ‘Rasabali’ may soon get Geographical Indication (GI) tag.

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Basmati Rice
Pakistan Risks Basmati Export As India Applies GI Tag In EU

Islamabad: Pakistan is facing another potential threat of a major damage to its exports as India has applied for an exclusive Geographical Indications (GI) tag to Basmati rice in the European Union (EU). Pakistan on the other hand, is still yet to implement the GI law promulgated in March. Despite the fact that Pakistan produces […]

Kashmir Saffron Gets Most Awaited GI Tag

Srinagar: The World famous Kashmir Saffron has now got the prestigious geographical indication (GI) certification from the government of India to certify its authenticity and World-class prominence. An official statement on Saturday said: “Lt Governor G.C. Murmu has expressed happiness on the Government of India issuing the GI tag for Kashmir Saffron. “This is the […]

After Rasagola, GI tag demand for Cuttack silver filigree craft grows stronger

Cuttack: After the recent victory following years of bitter legal battle with West Bengal over the origin of the Rasagola, demand for GI Tag certification for Cuttack filigree crafts has now intensified in Odisha. Barabati-Cuttack MLA Mohammad Moquim has presented his demands before the State Legislative Assembly for availing GI Tag for the ancestral silver […]

Chhena Poda, Arisa, Rasabali In Queue For GI Tag After Odisha Rasagola

Bhubaneswar: A day after Odisha got the much-awaited Geographical Indication (GI) tag for its Rasagola, the State government today expressed that it will explore possibilities to secure GI tags for popular and traditional sweets and delicacies which have originated in Odisha. Be it Nayagarh’s ‘Chhena Poda’, ‘Rasabali’ of Kendrapara, ‘Kakara’ of Tangi or ‘Arisa Peetha’, […]

GI Tag Demand for Nayagarh 'Chhena Poda' intensifies

Nayagarh: Social workers, intellectuals and senior citizens of Nayagarh have intensified their demand of GI Tag for ‘Chhena Poda’ (roasted cheese) originating from the district. The popularity of Chhena Poda is tremendous because of its delicious taste and excellent quality. Several traders in the district earn their livelihood by selling the sweetmeat. Earlier on June […]

Kandhamal turmeric gets Geographical Indications tag

Phulbani: In a major achievement, the locally grown turmeric in Kandhamal has received the Geographical Indications (GI) tag. Kandhamal Apex Spices Association for Marketing (KASAM), located in Phulbani, had applied for registration of the Kandhamal turmeric last year. The application was accepted under sub-section (1) of Section 13 of the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration […]

GI tag sought for Odishara Rasagola, not Jagannath Rasagola: Minister

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has clarified that it has applied for the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for Odishara Rasagola and not Jagannath Rasagola. In a response to a written query by BJD MLA Bhagirathi Badajena, MSME minister Prafulla Samal informed the Assembly that the Odisha Small Industries Corporation Ltd (OSIC) on behalf of the state […]

HC seeks reply on PIL demanding GI tag for ‘Odishara Rasagola’

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court has issued notice to all the parties including the Odisha government in connection with the PIL seeking Geographical Indication (GI) tag for ‘Odishara Rasagola’ and scrapping GI tag received by West Bengal for ‘Banglar Rasogolla.’ Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi, Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), Chennai Intellectual Property Office (IPO) […]

Odisha applies for GI tag for 'Odishara Rasagola'

Bhubaneswar: Finally, the Odisha government on Friday filed an application for Geographical Indication (GI) tag to stake claim for “Odishara Rasagola”. The state government move comes three months after West Bengal was awarded GI tag for “Banglar Rasogolla”. Officials of the Odisha Small Industries Corporation Ltd (OSIC) filed the application with the Geographical Indication Registry […]

Jagannath Sena joins battle for GI tag to Odisha Rasagola

Puri: At a time when the issue of Geographical Indication (GI) tag for Odisha Rasagola still remains in the logjam, Sri Jagannath Sena, a religious outfit, has come forward to fight for the tag. A three-member team of the outfit left for Chennai yesterday to submit facts and figure in favour of the State for […]

Odisha mulling GI tag for ‘Jagannath Rasagola’

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to file Geographical Indication (GI) tag to ‘Jagannath Rasagola’ instead of Odishara Rasagola, a week after West Bengal got the GI tag for the ‘Banglar rasogola’. The government’s decision is based on conclusive report prepared after roping in suggestions from various stakeholders, experts, attorneys, and advocate firms regarding filing […]

Odisha to apply for GI tag for ‘Odishara Rasagolla’ in 7 days

Bhubaneswar: After West Bengal won the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for ‘Banglar Rosogolla’, Odisha is now gearing up to seek a similar tag for its own Rasagola sweet which originated from the State centuries back. MSME Minister Prafulla Samal informed that the government will apply for GI tag for ‘Odishara Rasagolla’ in the next seven […]

Rasagola Row: The Story Of The Hare & The Tortoise

From utter despondency to a flicker of hope, it was an extraordinary turnaround of moods for millions of Odias in the course of a few hours on Tuesday. The morning began with collective breast-beating after news of Bengal getting the coveted Geographical Indication (GI) tag for rosogulla spread like wildfire. By evening, however, it had […]

Odisha to seek GI tag for ‘Odishara Rasagolla'

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government is to seek GI registration for Odishara Rasagolla, as per an official statement from the Chief Minister’s office today. Rasagolla, which originated in Odisha, has been offered at Jagannath Temple in Puri as part of religious rituals since the 12th century by the Odias, read the statement, which was in reaction to […]