Jammu/New Delhi. In Jammu and Kashmir, two world-famous local specialty products namely Bhaderwah Rajma and Ramban Sulai Honey have earned coveted Geographical Indication (GI) Tag.
The process for GI Tagging of these products was initiated by the Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Jammu. Now, only an authorized user has the exclusive rights to use the Geographical Indication in relation to these products. This will prevent unauthorized use of these registered Geographical Indication goods by third parties, and will boost exports and promote their brands at international level.
GI tagging will also promote economic prosperity of locals in the geographical territory and will act as a tool for social economic growth of the producer. A Geographical Indication Tags is a trade name or label applied to a particular product that designates a particular geographic region or country of origin.