- Tag results for geographical indication
Studies have begun at the IPR Cell at the Kerala Agriculture University, Mannuthy, to present the case of Lablab Bean and red gram/pigeon pea for the Geographical Indication tag.
Odisha had entered into a dispute with neighbouring West Bengal over the origin of rasagola. However, the West Bengal government has obtained the GI tag for 'Banglar Rosogola' in 2017.
Two more craft forms from Telangana have now got international recognition.
The state moved the GI Registry for its own version of the popular sweetmeat almost three months after West Bengal was awarded GI tag for 'Banglar Rasogolla'.
Kandhamal Haladi is organic and is cultivated since ages with more than 60,000 families, about half the population of Kandhamal currently engaged in its cultivation.
Spices Board chairman A Jayathilak has urged farmers and exporters to obtain geographical indication (GI) labels for their quality spices.
Even as Rasagola hogs the limelight over geographical indication tag, the organic Kandhamal turmeric has already quietly got down to the job.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said today that her state had been granted GI or the Geographical Indication status for the sweet.