Geographical Indication Tags

Geographical Indication tags upsc notes
Seven products from Uttar Pradesh
Geographical Indication tag
Source: TH
Amroha Dholak
Musical instrument
Natural wood
Mango and Sheesham trees
Hollow blocks
Carved from wood
Fitted with animal skin
Usually goatskin
Baghpat Home Furnishings
Handloom home furnishing products
Fabrics woven in Baghpat and Meerut
Cotton yarn only
Frame looms instead of pit looms
Barabanki Handloom Product
Handloom products from Barabanki
Known for extensive weaving tradition
Kalpi Handmade Paper
Handmade paper manufacturing
From Kalpi
Historical centre for craft
Practised since 1940s
Origins may date back further
Mahoba Gaura Patthar
Stonecraft made from “Pyro Flight Stone”
Radiant white-coloured
Predominantly found in the Mahoba region
Cut into pieces for various craft items
Mainpuri Tarkashi
Brass wire inlay work on wood
Used for making khadaous (wooden sandals)
Leather avoided due to cultural considerations
Sambhal Horn Craft
Crafts made from raw materials from deceased animals
Entirely handmade
About GI tag
Agricultural, natural or manufactured product
Originating from definite geographical territory
Assurance of quality and distinctiveness
Attributable to the place of its origin

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