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3 native fabrics to get GI tags soon

The state handloom and textiles department has applied for the geographical indicator (GI) tag for 3 textile varieties from Tamil Nadu at the GI Registry and would quickly apply for 3 more, stated P Sanjai Gandhi, Geographical Indication legal professional and IPR legal professional. The fabrics for which GI tag packages were given are Thirubuvanam Silk sari, Kodali Karuppur Sari and Karaikudi Kandangi Sari. “We are looking forward to the prison formalities to be finished in a while,” Gandhi stated.

Soon, GI tag packages for 3 more fabricsSediputta Sari, Uraiyur Sari and Negamam Cotton Sariwill be filed, the professional stated. “If a product is given the GI tag, the originality of the product will also be verified and the weavers can get advantages immediately.”

At provide, six fabric varietiesKanjivaram Silk Sari, Bhavani Jamukkalam, Arni Silk, Kovai Kora Cotton, Salem White Silk and Madurai Sungudi Sarihave earned the GI tag. TNN

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