Kachchhi Kharek

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: IE  Context:  Kachchhi Kharek, the indigenous variety of dates from Kutch, Gujarat, has been granted a geographical indication (GI) tag by the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (CGPDT) of India. This makes Kachchhi Kharek the second fruit from Gujarat to receive a GI tag, following Gir …