BANARASI PAAN, LANGDA MANGO

  • The famous Banarasi Paan and Banarasi Langda mango are the two latest products to have got the Geographical Indication (GI) tag.
  • As many as 33 products were granted GI certification on a single day by the GI Registry, Chennai.
  • Among them 10 products belong to Uttar Pradesh, including three from Varanasi.
  • As of now, UP has 45 GI goods, out of which 20 belong to the Varanasi region of eastern UP.
  • So far, 441 Indian products and 34 foreign goods have been granted GI tag by the GI Registry.

Which products received the GI tag?

The 10 newly certified goods from UP among 33 products include:

  1. Aligarh Tala,
  2. Bakharia Brassware,
  3. Banda Shazar Patthar Craft,
  4. Nagina Wood Craft,
  5. Pratapgarh Aonla,
  6. Hathras Hing,
  7. Banaras Langda Aam,
  8. Ramnagar Bhanta,
  9. Muzaffarnagar Gur (jaggery), and
  10. Banarasi Pan.

SOURCE: THE HINDU, THE ECONOMIC TIMES, PIB

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