G.I. Tags and Their Types – Static GK

G.I. tags, or Geographical Indication tags, are a form of intellectual property rights that protect products originating from a specific geographical area. These tags help to preserve the uniqueness and authenticity of products, while also promoting the local economy and cultural heritage.

There are several types of G.I. tags that can be assigned to different products:

1. Product G.I. Tags:

Product G.I. tags are assigned to specific goods that have unique characteristics due to their geographical origin. These tags ensure that only products produced in that specific region can bear the G.I. tag. Examples of products with G.I. tags include Darjeeling tea, Kanchipuram silk sarees, and Alphonso mangoes.

2. Agricultural G.I. Tags:

Agricultural G.I. tags are assigned to agricultural products that have specific qualities or characteristics due to the geographical area in which they are grown. These tags help consumers identify and differentiate between products based on their origin. Some examples of agricultural products with G.I. tags are Basmati rice, Nagpur oranges, and Assam tea.

3. Handicraft G.I. Tags:

Handicraft G.I. tags are assigned to traditional handicraft products that are unique to a particular region. These tags protect the traditional knowledge and craftsmanship associated with these products. Examples of handicrafts with G.I. tags include Pashmina shawls, Chanderi fabric, and Madhubani paintings.

4. Food G.I. Tags:

Food G.I. tags are assigned to specific food products that have unique qualities or characteristics due to their geographical origin. These tags ensure that only products produced in a particular region can be labeled with the G.I. tag. Examples of food products with G.I. tags include Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, Champagne, and Roquefort cheese.

G.I. tags play a vital role in protecting and promoting traditional products, supporting local economies, and preserving cultural heritage. They provide consumers with assurance about the authenticity and quality of the products they purchase. By recognizing and valuing geographical indications, we can celebrate the diversity and richness of products from different regions.

List of State-Specific Geographical Indications (GI Tags) in India as of 2021. If you’re studying for Banking, SSC, Railways, UPSC, State Level Exams, and other competitive exams, you’re certain to come across a few questions on State-Wise GI Tags in India in your General Awareness part.

So, follow these freshly released State-Wise lists of GI Tags in India and do well in the next exams’ General Awareness portion.

Andhra Pradesh
S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Srikalahasthi Kalamkari Handicraft
2. Kondapalli Bommalu Handicraft
3. Machilipatnam Kalamkari Handicraft
4. Budiiti Bell & Brass Craft Handicraft
5. Andhra Pradesh Leather Puppetry Handicraft
6. Uppada Jamdani Sarees Handicraft
7. Tirupati Laddu[a] Foodstuff
8. Guntur Sannam Chilli Agricultural
9. Venkatagiri Sarees Handicraft
10. Bobbili Veena Handicraft
11. Mangalagiri Sarees and Fabrics Handicraft
12. Dharmavaram Handloom Pattu Sarees and Paavadas Textile
13. Bandar Laddu Food Stuff
14. Udayagiri Wooden Cutlery Handicraft
15. Banganapalli Mangoes Agricultural
16. Durgi Stone Carvings Handicraft
17. Etikoppaka Toys Handicraft
18. Allagadda Stone Carvings Handicraft
19. Araku Valley Arabica Coffee Agricultural


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Assam (Orthodox) Logo Agricultural
2. Muga Silk of Assam (Logo) Handicraft
3. Muga Silk Handicraft
4. Assam Karbi Anglong Ginger Agricultural
5. Tezpur Litchi Agricultural
6. Joha Rice Agricultural
7. Boka Chaul Agricultural
8. Kaji Nemu Agricultural
9. Chokuwa Rice Agricultural
10. Gamosa Handloom


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Arunachal Orange Agricultural
2. Idu Mishmi Textile Handicraft


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Madhubani paintings Handicraft Handicraft
2. Applique – Khatwa Patch Work of Bihar Handicraft
3. Sujini Embroidery Work of Bihar Handicraft Handicraft
4. Bhagalpur Silk Handicraft Handicraft
5. Sikki Grass Products Handicraft
6. Khatwa Patch Work Logo Handicraft
7. Sikki Grass Products Logo Handicraft
8. Sujini Embroidery Logo Handicraft
9. Bhagalpuri Zardalu Handicraft
10. Katarni Rice Agricultural
11. Magahi Paan Agricultural
12. Shahi Litchi Agricultural
13. Silao Khaja Food Stuff
S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Bastar Dhokra Handicraft
2. Bastar Wooden Craft Handicraft
3. Bastar Iron Craft Handicraft
4. Bastar Dhokra (Logo) Handicraft
5. Champa Silk Saree and Fabrics Handicraft
6. Jeeraphool Agriculture


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Fenni Manufactured
2. Khola Chilli Agricultural


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Tangaliya Shawl Handicraft
2. Surat Zari Craft Handicraft
3. Gir Kesar Mango Agricultural
4. Bhalia Wheat Agricultural
5. Kachchh Shawls Handicraft
6. Patan Patola Handicraft
7. Sankheda Furniture Handicraft
8. Kutch Embroidery Handicraft
10. Agates of Cambay Handicraft
11. Sankheda Furniture Logo Handicraft
12. Kutch Embroidery Logo Handicraft
13. Jamnagari Bandhani Handicraft
14. Rajkot Patola Handicraft
15. Pethapur Printing Blocks Handicraft


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Basmati Agricultural
2. Phulkari* Handicraft


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Kullu ShawL (Logo) Textile
2. Kangra Tea Agricultural
3. Chamba Rumal Handicraft
4. Kinnauri Shawl Handicraft
5. Kullu Shawl Handicraft
6. Kangra Paintings Handicraft
7. Basmati Agricultural
8. Himachali Kaala Zeera Agricultural
9. Himachali Chulli Oil Manufactured


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Kashmir Papier Mache Handicraft
2. Kashmir Walnut Wood Carving Handicraft
3. Khatamband Handicraft
4. Kani Shawls Handicraft
5. Kashmir Pashmina Handicraft
6. Kashmir Sozani Craft Handicraft
7. Basmati Agricultural
8. Kashmiri Hand Knotted Carpet Handicraft
9. Kashmir Saffron Agricult


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Sohrai- Khovar Paintings Handicraft


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Byadgi chilli Agriculture
2. Kinnal Toys Handicraft
3. Mysore Agarbathi Manufactured
4. Bangalore Blue Grapes Agriculture
5. Mysore Pak Sweets
6. Bangalore Rose Onion Agriculture
7. Coorg orange Agriculture
8. Mysore silk Handicraft
9. Bidriware Handicraft
10. Channapatna Toys & Dolls Handicraft
11. Mysore Rosewood Inlay Handicraft
12. Mysore Sandalwood Oil Manufactured
13. Mysore Sandal Soap Manufactured
14. Kasuti Embroidery Handicraft
15. Mysore Traditional Paintings Handicraft
16. Mysore betel leaf Agricultural
17. Nanjanagud Banana Agricultural
18. Mysore Jasmine Agricultural
19. Udupi Jasmine Agricultural
20. Hadagali Jasmine Agricultural
21. Ilkal saree Handicraft
22. Navalgund Durries Handicraft
23. Karnataka Bronze Ware Handicraft
24. Molakalmuru Sarees Handicraft
25. Monsooned Malabar Arabica Coffee Agricultural
26. Monsooned Malabar Robusta Coffee Agricultural
27. Coorg Green Cardamom Agricultural
28. Dharwad Pedha Foodstuff
29. Coorg Orange Agricultural
30. Malabar Pepper Agricultural
31. Ganjifa Cards of Mysore Handicraft
32. Devanahalli Pomello Agricultural
33. Appemidi Mango Agricultural
34. Kamalapur Red Banana Agricultural
35. Sandur Lambani Embroidery Handricrafts
36. Udupi Mattu Gulla Brinjal Agricultural
37. Karnataka Bronzeware Logo Handicraft
38. Ganjifa Cards of Mysore Logo Handicraft
39. Navalgund Durries Logo Handicraft
40. Guledgudd Khana Handicraft
41. Udupi Sarees Handicraft
42. Mysore Silk Logo Handicraft
43. Kolhapuri Chappal Handicraft
44. Coorg Arabica Coffee Agricultural
45. Chikmagalur Arabica Coffee Agricultural
46. Bababudangiris Arabica Coffee Agricultural
47. Sirsi Supari Agricultural
48. Gulbarga Tur Dal Agricultural


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Aranmula Kannadi Handicraft
2. Alleppey Coir Handicraft
3. Balaramapuram Sarees and Fine Cotton Fabrics Handicraft
4. Brass broidered coconut shell craft of Kerala Handicraft
5. Cannanore Home Furnishings Handicraft
6. Central Travancore Jaggery Agricultural
7. Chendamangalam Dhoties & Set Mundu Handicraft
8. Chengalikodan Banana Agriculture
9. Kasaragod Sarees Handicraft
10. Kuthampally dhoties and set mundu Clothing
11. Maddalam of Palakkad Handicraft
12. Payyannur Pavithra Ring Handicraft
13. Pokkali Rice Agriculture
14. Screw Pine Craft of Kerala Handicraft
15. Vazhakulam Pineapple Agriculture
16. Wayanad Gandhakasala Rice Agriculture
17. Wayanad Jeerakasala Rice Agriculture
18. Navara rice Agricultural Agriculture
19. Palakkadan Matta Rice Agriculture
20. Spices Alleppey Green Cardamom Agriculture
21. Malabar Pepper Agriculture
22. Monsooned Malabar Arabica Coffee Agriculture
23. Monsooned Malabar Robusta Coffee Agriculture
24. Kuthampully Sarees Handicraft
25. Kaipad Rice Agriculture
26. Maddalam of Palakkad Logo Handicraft
27. Brass Broidered Coconut Shell Craft Logo Handicraft
28. Screw Pinecraft of Kerala Logo Handicraft
29. Nilambur Teak Agricultural
30. Wayanad Robusta Coffee Agricultural
31. Marayoor Jaggery( Marayoor Sharkara) Agricultural
32. Tirur Betel Leaf( Tirur Vettila) Agricultural
32. Alleppey Green Cardamom Agricultural


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Chanderi Fabric Handicraft
2. Leather Toys of Indore Handicraft
3. Bagh Prints of Madhya Pradesh Handicraft
4. Bell Metal Ware of Datia and Tikamgarh (Logo) Handicraft
5. Bell Metal Ware of Datia and Tikamgarh Handicraft
6. Chanderi Sarees Handicraft
7. Nagpur Orange Agriculture
8. Leather Toys of Indore Logo Handicraft
9. Ratlami Sev Food Stuff
10. Bagh Prints Logo Food Stuff
11. Jhabua Kadaknath Black Chicken Meat Food Stuff
12. Maheshwar Sarees & Fabrics Handicraft


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Solapuri Chaddar Handicraft
2. Solapur Terry Towel Handicraft
3. Nagpur Orange Agricultural
4. Puneri Pagadi Handicraft
5. Nashik valley wine Manufactured
6. Paithani Sarees and Fabrics Handicraft
7. Mahabaleshwar Strawberry Agricultural
8. Nashik Grapes Agricultural
9. Nashik Grapes Agricultural
10. Kolhapur Jaggery Agricultural
11. Warli Paintings Handicraft
12. Ajara Ghansal Rice Agricutural
13. Mangalwedha Jowar Agricultural
14. Sindhudurg & Ratnagiri Kokum Agricultural
15. Waghya Ghevada Agricultural
16. Navapur Tur Dal Agricultural
17. Vengurla Cashew Agricultural
18. Lasalgaon Onion Agricultural
19. Sangli Raisins Agricultural
20. Beed Custard Apple Agricultural
21. Jalna Sweet Orange Agricultural
22. Waigaon Turmeric Agricultural
23. Purandar Fig Agricultural
24. Jalgaon Bharit Brinjal Agricultural
25. Solapur Pomegranate Agricultural
26. Bhiwapur Chilli Agricultural
27. Ambemohar Rice Agricultural
28. Dahanu Gholvad Chikoo Agricultural
29. Jalgaon Banana Agricultural
30. Marathwada Kesar Mango Agricultural
31. Karvath Kati Sarees and Fabrics Handicraft
32. Alphonso Agricultural
33. Sangli Turmeric Agricultural
34. Kolhapuri Chappal Handicraft


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Shaphee Lanphee Textile
2. Wangkhei Phee Textile
3. Moirang Phee Textile
4. Kachai Lemon Agricultural
5. Chak Hao Agricultural


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Khasi Mandarin Agricultural
2. Memong Narang Agricultural


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Mizo Chilli Agricultural
2. Pawndum Handicraft
3. Ngotekherh Handicraft
4. Hmaram Handicraft
5. Tawlhlohpuan Handicraft
6. Mizo Puanchei Handicraft


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Naga Mircha Agricultural
2. Naga Tree Tomato Agricultural
3. Chakshesang Shawl Handicraft


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Kotpad Handloom fabric Handicraft
2. Orissa Ikat Handicraft
3. Konark Stone Carving Handicraft
4. Pattachitra Handicraft
5. Pipili Applique Work Handicraft
6. Khandua Saree and Fabrics Handicraft
7. Gopalpur Tussar Fabrics Handicraft
8. Ganjam Kewda Rooh Agricultural
9. Ganjam Kewda Flower Agricultural
10. Dhalapathar Parda & Fabrics Handicraft
11. Sambalpuri Bandha Saree & Fabrics Handicraft
12. Bomkai Saree & Fabrics Handicraft
13. Habaspuri Saree & Fabrics Handicraft
14. Berhampur Patta (Phoda Kumbha) Saree& Joda Handicraft
15. Odisha Pattachitra (Logo) Textile
16. Araku Valley Arabica Coffee Textile
17. Kandhamal Haladi Agricultural
18. Odisha Rasagolla Food Stuff


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Phulkari Handicraft
2. Basmati Agricultural


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Kota Doria Handicraft
2. Blue Pottery of Jaipur Handicraft
3. Molela Clay Work Handicraft
4. Kathputlis of Rajasthan Handicraft
5. Sanganeri Hand Block Printing Handicraft
6. Bikaneri Bhujia Agricultural
7. Kota Doria (Logo) Handicraft
8. Phulkari* Handicraft
9. Bagru Hand Block Print Handicraft
10. Thewa Art Work Handicraft
11. Makrana marble Natural Goods
12. Molela Clay Work of Rajasthan Logo Handicraft
13. Blue Pottery of Jaipur Logo Handicraft
14. Kathputlis of Rajasthan Logo Handicraft
15. Pokaran Pottery Handicraft


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Salem Fabric Handicraft
2. Kancheepuram Silk Handicraft
3. Bhavani Jamakkalam Handicraft
4. Madurai Sungudi Handicraft
5. Coimbatore Wet Grinder Manufactured
6. Thanjavur Paintings Handicraft
7. Temple Jewellery of Nagercoil Handicraft
8. Thanjavur Art Plate Handicraft
9. E. I. Leather Manufactured
10. Salem silk Handicraft
11. Kovai Cora Cotton Handicraft
12. Arani Silk Handicraft Handicraft
13. Swamimalai Bronze Icons Agricultural
14. Eathomozhy Tall Coconut Agricultural
15. Thanjavur Doll Handicraft Handicraft
16. Nilgiri(Orthodox) Logo Agricultural
17. Virupakshi Hill Banana Agricultural
18. Sirumalai Hill Banana Agricultural
19. Madurai Malli Agricultural
20. Pattamadai Pai (‘Pattamadai Mat’) Handicraft
21. Nachiarkoil Kuthuvilakku (‘Nachiarkoil Lamp’) Handicraft
22. Chettinad Kottan Handicraft
23. Toda Embroidery t Handicraft
24. Thanjavur Veenai Handicraft
25. Malabar Pepper Agricultural
26. Thanjavur Art Plate Logo Handicraft
27. Swamimalai Bronze Icons Logo Handicraft
28. Temple Jewellery of Nagercoil Logo Handicraft
29. Mahabalipuram Stone Sculpture Handicraft
30. Erode Manjal(Erode Turmeric) Agricultural
31. Thirubuvanam Silk Sarees Handicraft
32. Kodaikanal Malai Poondu Agricultural
33. Palani Panchamirtham Food Stuff
34. Dindigul Locks Manufactured
35. Kandangi Sarees Handicraft
36. Sirivilliputtur Palakova Foodstuff
37. Kovilpatti Kadalai Mittai Foodstuff
38. Thanjavur Pith Works Handicraft
39. Arumbavur Wood Carvings Handicraft


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Pochampally Ikat Handicraft
2. Silver Filigree of Karimnagar Handicraft
3. Nirmal toys and craft Handicraft
4. Nirmal furniture Handicraft
5. Nirmal paintings Handicraft
6. Gadwal Sarees Handicraft
7. Hyderabadi Haleem Foodstuff
8. Cheriyal Paintings Handicraft
9. Pembarthi Metal Craft Handicraft
10. Siddipet Gollabhama Handicraft
11. Narayanpet Handloom Sarees Handicraft
12. Banaganapalle Mangoes Agricultural
13. Pochampally Ikat Logo Handicraft
14. Adilabad Dokra Handicraft
15. Warangal Durries Handicraft



S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Tripura Queen Pineapples Agricultural


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Allahabad Surkha Agricultural
2. Lucknow Chikan Craft Handicraft
3. Mango Malihabadi Dusseheri Agricultural
4. Banaras Brocades and Sarees Handicraft
5. Banaras Brocades and Sarees (Logo) Handicraft
6. Hand made Carpet of Bhadohi Handmade Carpets
7. Agra Durrie Handicraft
8. Farrukhabad Prints Handicraft
9. Lucknow Zardozi Handicraft
10. Kalanamak Rice Agricultural
11. Firozabad Glass Handicraft
12. Kannauj Perfume Manufactured
13. Kanpur Saddlery Manufactured
14. Moradabad Metal Craft Handicraft
15. Saharanpur Wood Craft Handicraft
16. Handmade Carpets of Mirzapur Handmade Carpets
17. Handmade Carpets of Banaras Handmade Carpets
18. Agra Petha Sweets
19. Mathura Peda Sweets
20. Nizamabad black clay pottery Handicraft
21. Varanasi Wooden Lacquerware &Toys Handicraft
22. Meerut Scissors Manufactured
23. Khurja Pottery Handicraft
24. Banaras Gulabi Meenakari Craft Handicraft
25. Mirzapur Handmade Dari Handicraft
26. Basmati Agricultural
27. Banaras Metal Repouse Craft Handicraft
28. Varanasi Glass Beads Handicraft
29. Ghazipur Wall Hangings Handicraft
30. Varanasi Soft Stone Jali Work Handicraft
31. Chunar Balua Patthar Handicraft
32. Gorakhpur Terracotta Handicraft


S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Basmati Agricultural



S.No. Geographical Indication Type
1. Darjeeling Tea (word & logo) Agricultural
2. Nakshi Kantha Handicraft
3. Laxman Bhog Mango Agricultural
4. Himsagar(Khirsapati Mango) Agricultural
5. Fazli Mango Agricultural
6. Santipore Saree Handicraft
7. Baluchari Saree Handicraft
8. Dhaniakhali Saree Handicraft
9. Santiniketan Leather Goods Handicraft
10. Joynagar Moa Foodstuff
11. Bardhaman Sitabhog Foodstuff
12. Bardhaman Mihidana Foodstuff
13. Gobindobhog Rice Agricultural
14. Tulapanji Rice Agricultural
15. Bangla Rasogolla Foodstuff
16. Bankura Panchmura Terracotta Craft Handicraft
17. Bengal Dokra Handicraft
18. Bengal Patachitra Handicraft
19. Purulia Chau Mask Handicraft
20. Wooden Mask of Kushmandi Handicraft
21. Madur Kathi Handicraft


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