NABARD is providing all the support for pre-registration and post-registration to get GI tags for local products
Mushkbudji Rice, Sulai Honey, Bhaderwah Rajma and six other products from Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh will get GI Geographical Indications (GI) soon. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) Jammu has sanctioned a project for Geographical Indications registration of nine products from the region.
The products which have gained GI tag include Mushkbudji Rice, Sulai Honey, Basohli Paintings, Basholi Pashmina Woolen Products, Chikri Wood Craft, Bhaderwah Rajma, Anardana, Ladakh Wood Carving.
NABARD is providing all the support for pre-registration and post-registration to get GI tags for local products. The GI applications of all these products have been filed at the GI registry, Chennai. The process of registration is in the final stage of granting a GI Tag. The final GI Tag is thus expected soon.
GI tag is a kind of Intellectual Property right that identifies a product originating from a specific geographical location and having distinct nature, quality, and characteristics linked to that location.