Jammu-based organisations apply for GI tag for 8 traditional items

Jammu:

To ensure protection in the domestic and global markets, organisations have applied for a geographical indicator (GI) tag for eight different traditional items from various districts of the Jammu region, according to officials.

This was revealed at a round table meeting — A way forward for GIs of Jammu and Kashmir — at the University of Jammu for assessing the distinctiveness of the Union territory’s native and traditional items.

The organisation have applied for GI tags of 8 different products, including Chikri wood products of the Thanamandi belt of the Rajouri district, Sulai Honey of the Ramban district, Kalari of the Udhampur district, Anardana of the Ramban district, Gucchi of the Doda district, Rajmash of Bhadarwah and Pashmina of Bhaderwah.