Srivilliputhur Palkova gets GI tag

Chennai: Srivilliputhur Palkova has been assigned the Geographical Indication (GI) tag.

Sources said the Srivilliputhur Co-operative Primary Milk Producers Society had requested for the GI tag following which it was approved by the Central government.

It may be noted that the Palani panchamirtham, Dindigul locks and Kandangi sarees have received Geographical Indication (GI) tags.

The Geographical Indication sign is used on products which correspond to a specific geographical location. The use of a geographical indication may act as a certification that the product possesses certain qualities, enjoys a certain reputation, due to its geographical origin.

NT Bureau