UPSC PRELIMS 2020: G.I. Tagged Handloom Products

G.I. Tagged Handloom Products

Topic: G.I. Tagged Handloom Products

Topic in Syllabus: Indian Goegraphy

G.I. Tagged Handloom Products

Context:

The Ministry of Textiles provides financial assistance for registration of handloom products under the Geographical Indications (GI) of Goods Act, 1999.

So far, 65 handloom products and 6 product logos are registered under GI Act. State- wise list of handloom products is as under:

[Note: It’s neither necessary nor possible to memorize all these GIs. But a simple overlook is advised.]

S.No.Geographical IndicationsGoodsState
1Uppada Jamdani SareesHandloomAndhra Pradesh
2Venkatagiri SareesHandloomAndhra Pradesh
3Mangalagiri Sarees And FabricsHandloomAndhra Pradesh
4Dharmavaram Handloom Pattu Sarres And PaavadasHandloomAndhra Pradesh
5Muga Silk of AssamHandloomAssam
6Bhagalpur SilkHandloomBihar
7Champa Silk Saree And FabricsHandloomChhattisgarh
8Tangaliya ShawlHandloomGujarat
9Kachchh ShawlsHandloomGujarat
10Patan PatolaHandloomGujarat
11Kullu ShawlHandloomHimachal Pradesh
12Kinnauri ShawlHandloomHimachal Pradesh
13Kashmir PashminaHandloomJammu & Kashmir
14Kani ShawlHandloomJammu & Kashmir
15Navalgund DurriesHandloomKarnataka
16Ilkal SareesHandloomKarnataka
17Molakalmuru SareesHandloomKarnataka
18Udupi SareesHandloomKarnataka
19Cannanore Home FurnishingsHandloomKerala
20Balaramapuram Sarees And Fine Cotton FabricsHandloomKerala
21Kasaragod SareesHandloomKerala
22Kuthampully SareesHandloomKerala
23Chendamangalam Dhoties & Set MunduHandloomKerala
24Kuthampully Dhoties & Set MunduHandloomKerala
25Chanderi SareesHandloomMadhya Pradesh
26Maheshwar Sarees & FabricsHandloomMadhya Pradesh
27Solapur ChaddarHandloomMaharashtra
28Paithani Sarees And FabricsHandloomMaharashtra
29Shaphee LanpheeHandloomManipur
30Wangkhei PheeHandloomManipur
31 Moirang PheeHandloomManipur
32Kotpad Handloom FabricHandloomOdisha
33Orissa IkatHandloomOdisha
34Khandua Saree And FabricsHandloomOdisha
35Gopalpur Tussar FabricsHandloomOdisha
36Dhalapathar Parda & FabricsHandloomOdisha
37Sambalpuri Bandha Saree & FabricsHandloomOdisha
38Bomkai Saree & FabricsHandloomOdisha
39Habaspuri Saree & FabricsHandloomOdisha
40Berhampur Patta (Phoda Kumbha) Saree & JodaHandloomOdisha
41Kota DoriaHandloomRajasthan
42Kancheepuram SilkHandloomTamil Nadu
43Bhavani JamakkalamHandloomTamil Nadu
44Madurai SungudiHandloomTamil Nadu
45Arani SilkHandloomTamil Nadu
46Kovai Kora Cotton SareesHandloomTamil Nadu
47Salem Silk know as Salem VenpattuHandloomTamil Nadu
48Pochampally IkatHandloomTelangana
49Gadwal SareesHandloomTelangana
50Siddipet GollabamaHandloomTelangana
51Narayanpet Handloom SareesHandloomTelangana
52Agra DurrieHandloomUttar Pradesh
53Banaras Brocades And SareesHandloomUttar Pradesh
54Mirzapur Handmade DariHandloomUttar Pradesh
55Santipore SareeHandloomWest Bengal
56Baluchari SareeHandloomWest Bengal
57Dhaniakhali SareeHandloomWest Bengal
58RajKot PatolaHandloomGujarat
59Mysore SilkHandloomKarnataka
60Guledgudd KhanaHandloomKarnataka
61Solapur Terry TowelHandloomMaharashtra
62Karvath Kati Tussar Sarees And FabricsHandloomMaharashtra
63Chakhesang ShawlsHandloomNagaland
64Salem FabricHandloomTamil Nadu
65Warangal DurriesHandloomTelangana

 

Details of GI Registered Handloom Products Logos
1Mysore Silk (Logo)HandloomKarnataka
2Muga Silk of Assam (Logo)HandloomAssam
3Kullu Shawl (Logo)HandloomHimachal Pradesh
4Navalgund Durries (Logo)HandloomKarnataka
5Kota Doria (Logo)HandloomRajasthan
6Banaras Brocades and Sarees (Logo)HandloomUttar Pradesh

 

Sample Question:

GI tag is governed which international organization ?
1.World Bank
2.WTO
3.WHO
4.APEDA

Answer: b