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GI tag for Kallakurichi Wood Carvings and Karuppur Kalamkari Paintings...

  Nov 03, 2021

GI tag for Kallakurichi Wood Carvings and Karuppur Kalamkari Paintings

Q What is the context  ?

A In Tamil Nadu, the Karuppur kalamkari paintings and the Kallakurichi wood carvings recently received the geographical indication (GI) tags.

Q What are details about  Kallakurichi Wood Carvings ?

A Kallakurichi Wood Carvings

Watch | Kallakurichi wood carvings get GI tag - The Hindu

Q What are details about Karuppur Kalamkari Paintings ?

A Karuppur Kalamkari Paintings

Q What is Geographical Indication?

A

Q Why must we promote GI?

A Several studies show that the patents and copyright protection of products under GIs result in higher economic gains, fostering quality production and better distribution of profits.

Q What are Socio-cultural benefits offered by GI ?

Q How can GI induce economic transformation?

A (1) Promotes Entrepreneurship and ‘Passion Economy’

(2) Employment generation

(3) Women Empowerment

(4) Prevents migration

(5) MSME Promotion

(6) GI Tourism