Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
18 JUL 2018 5:26PM by PIB Delhi
Promotion of GI Products

The Government has undertaken several steps as a part of the campaign for promotion of Indian products registered as Geographical Indications (GIs). These include, participation in events to promote and create awareness on GIs through social media, involving State Governments, Union Territory Administration and other relevant organizations for facilitation of GI producers.

All State Governments have been requested to appoint nodal officers for promotion of Geographical Indications from their respective states, establish facilitation cells for each GI from the state, undertake steps for GI awareness in consumers, undertake training of GI producers, take effective action against manufacture and sale of counterfeit GI products among others.

This information was given by the Minister of State of Commerce and Industry, C. R. Chaudhary, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.