QOTD-GK-Which Indian product recently received GI(Geographical Indication) Tag?

2019-06-24 | Team PendulumEdu


A. Bangles of Firozabad

B. Apples of Kashmir

C. Kolhapuri Chappal

D. Banarasi Paan

Correct Answer: C


A Geographical Indication tag, known as GI Tag is a name or sign that is given to certain products that corresponds to a specific geographical location or basically origin of that product. India is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), enacted the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999 has come into force with effect from 15 September 2003.

In India, Darjeeling Tea was the first product to receive GI tag in 2004-05. There are more than 300 products from India which have GI tag granted to them.

To view the Complete list of the Indian Products which got GI Tag till now - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Geographical_Indications_in_India

Recently in the month of June 2019, Kolhapuri Chappals are granted GI Tag.

All other options given do not have GI Tag associated with them.

Hence, C is the correct answer.

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