LIVE Course for free

Rated by 1 million+ students
Get app now
JEE MAIN 2023
JEE MAIN 2023 TEST SERIES
NEET 2023 TEST SERIES
NEET 2023
CLASS 12 FOUNDATION COURSE
CLASS 10 FOUNDATION COURSE
CLASS 9 FOUNDATION COURSE
CLASS 8 FOUNDATION COURSE
0 votes
16 views
in GK by (30.0k points)
closed by

The Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) has ordered Chennai-based ‘Geographical Indication Registry (GIR)’ to issue a ‘Geographical Indication’ tag for basmati rice, which is applicable to 7 Indian states.

Which of the following is/are correct?

(a) These seven states are in the Godavari river basin of India.

(b) These seven states are in the foothills of the Himalayas.

(c) These seven states are in North-East of India.

(d) These seven states are in South India.


1. (a) only
2. (b) only
3. (a) and (d)
4. (a) and (c)

1 Answer

0 votes
by (30.0k points)
selected by
 
Best answer
Correct Answer - Option 2 : (b) only

The correct answer is (b) only.

  • The Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) has ordered the Chennai-based Geographical Indications Registry (GIR) to issue a ‘Geographical Indication’ tag for basmati rice.
  • The GI tag is issued to basmati rice varieties grown in 7 states in the Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP) on the foothills of the Himalayas. Hence, statement B is correct.
  • These 7 states are Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, parts of Uttar Pradesh, and Jammu & Kashmir.
  • The GI tag will help to preserve the unique identity of the aromatic basmati rice in the international markets.
  • India is the largest producer and exporter of Basmati rice in the world.
  • India’s basmati rice is exported to various Gulf countries like Saudi Arabia, Iran, United Arab Emirates, Iraq, and Kuwait.
  • The process to allocate the GI tag for the 7 states was initiated by the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA).

  • Geographical Indication (GI) Tag:
    • It is a title on products having a unique geographical origin and evolution with regard to their location and special quality.
    • It is governed by the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration & Protection) Act, 1999.
    • It is issued by the Geographical Indications Registry, Chennai.
    • Its tagline is Invaluable Treasures of Incredible India.

Related questions

Welcome to Sarthaks eConnect: A unique platform where students can interact with teachers/experts/students to get solutions to their queries. Students (upto class 10+2) preparing for All Government Exams, CBSE Board Exam, ICSE Board Exam, State Board Exam, JEE (Mains+Advance) and NEET can ask questions from any subject and get quick answers by subject teachers/ experts/mentors/students.

Categories

...