TNPSC Thervupettagam

New GI Tags - Uttar Pradesh

April 23 , 2024 50 days 347 0
  • Six more products from Uttar Pradesh state have been given the Geographical Indication (GI) tag.
  • These include the famous ‘Tirangi Barfi' of Kashi, a tricoloured sweet that was sold to prove a point by freedom fighters during the Quit India Movement.
  • The other products that received the certification in Uttar Pradesh include
    • Banaras Metal Casting Craft,
    • Lakhimpur Kheri Tharu Embroidery,
    • Bareilly Cane and Bamboo Craft,
    • Bareilly Zardozi Craft, and
    • Pilkhuwa Hand Block Print Textile.
  • With these six new additions, Uttar Pradesh retains its position as the state with the most GI-tagged products in India, reaching a total of 75.
  • Tamil Nadu follows behind with 58 GI products.

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