GI tags in News

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: TH  Context: The Geographical Indications Registry granted the GI tag to three famous products from Tamil Nadu.   In addition to these, seven other products from different regions of India also received GI tags, including Agra leather footwear Rajasthan’s Nathdwara Pichhwai Painting Kashmir’s Mushqbudji rice Bihar’s Marcha Rice Jammu Kashmir’s …

Kari Ishad mango

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: TH  Context: The Kari Ishad mango prominently grown in Ankola taluk of Uttara Kannada has bagged the Geographical Indication (GI) tag from the Geographical Indications Registry under the Union Government. According to the Geographical Indications Journal of the government, the Kari Ishad is accepted as one of the finest quality …

Gamosa

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: IE   Context: A scarf – a hybrid creation of an Assamese gamosa and a Bengali gamcha – became the subject of controversy in Assam.   Assamese gamosa/gamusa (Body wipes or Towel): It is generally a white rectangular piece of cloth with primarily a red border on two sides and …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 27 January 2023

InstaLinks :  help you think beyond the issue but relevant to the issue from UPSC prelims and Mains exam point of view. These linkages provided in this ‘hint’ format help you frame possible questions ina your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their …

GI tag:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: IP Related issues.   Context: An application seeking Geographical Indication (GI) tag for the Arunachal Pradesh Apatani textile product has been filed by a firm, Zeet Zeero Producer Company Ltd.   Apatani weave: The Apatani weave comes from the Apatani tribe living at Ziro, the headquarters of Lower Subansiri district. The …

GI tags to new products

Topics Covered: IP related issues. GI tags to new products What to study? For Prelims: What is GI tag, GI tag for Basmati. For Mains: Relevance and significance of GI tag. Context: GI tag has been given to Black rice of Manipur, also called the Chak-Hao, Gorakhpur Terracotta and Kadalai Mittai of Kovilpatti. Key facts: …