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Title:
GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION IN INDIA: CURRENT SCENARIO AND THEIR PRODUCT DISTRIBUTION

Authors:
Swati Sharma

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Swati Sharma
Independent Researcher, Gohana, Distt. Sonipat, 131301.

MLA 8
Sharma, Swati. "GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION IN INDIA: CURRENT SCENARIO AND THEIR PRODUCT DISTRIBUTION." nt. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 4, Apr. 2019, pp. 2792-2806, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=204. Accessed Apr. 2019.
APA
Sharma, S. (2019, April). GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION IN INDIA: CURRENT SCENARIO AND THEIR PRODUCT DISTRIBUTION. nt. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(4), 2792-2806. Retrieved from http://ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=204
Chicago
Sharma, Swati. "GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION IN INDIA: CURRENT SCENARIO AND THEIR PRODUCT DISTRIBUTION." nt. j. of Social Science and Economic Research4, no. 4 (April 2019), 2792-2806. Accessed April, 2019. http://ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=204.

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Abstract:
Purpose- The main purpose of this paper is to discuss the concept of geographical indication in India. As geographical indication is an emerging trend and helps us to identify particular goods having special quality, reputation or features originating from a geographical territory.
Research methodology- The main objective of the study is to analyze the current scenario and products registered under geographical indication in India during April 2004- March 2019 and discuss state wise, year wise and product wise distribution in India. Secondary data was used for the study and the data was collected from Geographical Indications Registry. Descriptive analysis was used for the purpose of analysis.
Findings- The result of present study indicates that Karnataka has highest number of GI tagged products and maximum number of product was registered in the year 2008-09. Most popular product that is registered is handicraft. 202 handicrafts were registered till the date.
Implications- The theoretical implications of the study is that it provides State wise distribution, year wise distribution and product wise distribution of GI products in India. This helps the customers as well as producers to make a brand name of that product through origin name.
Originality/Value- This paper is one of its kinds which present statistical data of Geographical Indications products in India.