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Impact of GI-certified products

Facts for Prelims (FFP)


Source: TH


Context: NABARD has initiated a study to evaluate the impact of Geographical Indication (GI) products.

  • This study aims to assess the benefits received by artisans and producers due to GI tags.


In India, GI registration is governed by the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act of 1999.

 Administered by the Registrar of Geographical Indications (RGI), it identifies agricultural, natural, or manufactured goods, providing legal protection for 10 years, renewable.