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4 New Products got GI Tag

Current context: Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade has registered 4 new products the Geographical Indication (GI) tag.
4 New Products got GI Tag
  • GI is an indication used on products that have a specific geographical origin and conveys an assurance of quality and distinctiveness.
  • Tawlhlohpuan, good quality fabric from Mizoram is a compactly woven warp yarn that is made by hand. Tawlhlohpuan is produced throughout the state of Mizoram, Aizawl and Thenzawl.
  • Mizo Puanchei from Mizoram is a colourful Mizo shawl/textile used by almost every Mizo lady in festivals and ceremonies.
  • Tirur betel vine from Kerala is recognized for both medicinal properties and its mild stimulant action.
  • Palani Panchamirtham, an offering in the Abisegam of Lord Dhandayuthapani Swamy, Tamil Nadu is an abishega Prasadam. This is the first time a temple ‘prasadam’ from Tamil Nadu has been given the GI tag.


Q.1 Choose the correct match for the product with its place of origin for GI tag?
a. Tawlhlohpuan- Mizoram
b. Mizo Puanchei- Tripura
c. Tirur betel vine- Karnataka
d. Palani Panchamirtham- Kerala
4 New Products got GI Tag 4 New Products got GI Tag Reviewed by Neha Verma on August 17, 2019 Rating: 5

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