Sunday, Feb 17 2019 | Time 23:49 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Cyber cell nabs pharmacist for FB post on Pulwama attack
  • UAE armed forces sign $354Mln deal to buy US patriot air defence system - Representative
  • Two Youth Congress workers hacked to death in Kerala
  • Separatist leaders remain 'indifference' to Govt move to withdraw security
  • MHA clarifies on air transit facility for CRPF on Jammu-Srinagar sector
  • Five killed in road accident in north China
  • LJP in talks with Amit Shah for seats in UP and Jharkhand: Chirag Paswan
  • Three more deaths due to swine flu in Gujarat
  • Prime Minister interacts with the beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat Yojana in Ranchi
  • BJP committed to bringing Citizenship Bill: Amit Shah
  • Stir pushes NTPC-Kaniha power plant into super critical stage
  • Quess East Bengal come from behind to grab a crucial point in 1-1 tie against Churchill Bros in IL
  • Air-to-Air missile Astra to be showcased in Aero India
  • BJP Aurangabad unit condoles martyred CRPF jawans
  • Large number of people pay tributes to Pulwama martyrs by lighting candles
Business Economy Share

Sangli's turmeric gets official recognition with GI tag

Sangli's turmeric gets official recognition with GI tag

Sangli, Nov 8 (UNI) The turmeric produced in Sangli, known for its fine quality and texture, has now got the Geographical indication(GI) tag. The decision was announced by Geographical Indication Registery office, Chennai.

Ganesh Hingmire, a member of a farmers group, namely 'Shivraj turmeric producers' based in Shirdhon village of the district was trying since 2013 to get the GI tag for 'Sangli's Halad' (turmeric).

His tireless efforts become successful when the spice recognised as a 'unique' product all over the world and also a leverage to the turmeric business in Sangli.

According to World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO),GI is a sign used on products that have a specific geographical origin and possess qualities or a reputation that are due to that origin.

Mr Hingmire applied for GI tag on the claims that Sangli turmeric is stocked under land in specific conditions, due to which the color of turmeric turns saffron-yellow. Also, the content level of Curcumin, a medicinal compound present in turmeric, increases by two per cent due to the preservation method.

The GI Registration office agreed to the said claims, after thorough verification and stamped the Sangli-produced turmeric with GI tag.

Mr Hingmire received a GI certificate from Chennai office through e-mail.

UNI SSS JW1447

More News
Haryana could lead country in agriculture: President

Haryana could lead country in agriculture: President

17 Feb 2019 | 8:14 PM

Ganaur, Haryana, Feb 17 (UNI) Appreciating the progress of Haryana in agriculture and related sectors, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Sunday that the state should lead the country in the sector.

 Sharesee more..
Suresh Prabhu to address ‘4th India ASEAN Expo and Summit’

Suresh Prabhu to address ‘4th India ASEAN Expo and Summit’

17 Feb 2019 | 6:45 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu will address during the fourth India ASEAN Expo and Summit’ on February 21.

 Sharesee more..

IBBI organises first-of-its-kind workshop for financial creditors in Mumbai

17 Feb 2019 | 4:14 PM

New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 17 (UNI) The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI), jointly with the State Bank of India and the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA), organised a two-day workshop on 'Committee of Creditors: An Institution of Public Faith' in Mumbai.

 Sharesee more..

Traders will boycott Chinese goods

17 Feb 2019 | 4:08 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) To pay tribute and homage to martyrs of Pulwama incident on behalf of trading community of the Country, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) called for a Bharat Trade Bandh on Monday and called for boycotting of Chinese goods in the country.

 Sharesee more..
India raises basic customs duty to 200 pc on goods exported from Pakistan

India raises basic customs duty to 200 pc on goods exported from Pakistan

16 Feb 2019 | 9:48 PM

New Delhi, Feb 16 (UNI) India increased basic custom duty to 200 per cent on all goods exported from Pakistan, the Government announced on Saturday, a day after the status of Most Favoured Nation was withdrawn from Islamabad.

 Sharesee more..
image