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17 August 2019 Current Events GI Tag Honour for the Prasadam of Palani Panchamirtham

As per recent news updates, a temple named as Palani Panchamirtham located in the city of Palani, Tamil Nadu has been awarded with prestigious Geographical Indication (GI) tag. Interestingly, temple is honoured with such tag because of the 'prasadam', it serves to its worshipers. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Commerce on Friday, August 16, 2019 confirmed to the news agencies that GI tag is given to the temple because of its special Kerala's Tirur betel leaf. Additionally, this move will prove to be fruitful for the producers of betel leaf as they will be able to charge the maximum for their produce. Furthermore, similar GI tag is given to Mizo Puanchei and Tawlhlohpuan from Mizoram. GI tag given to these products are a clear indication of the distinctive quality of these products belonging to a specific location.


GI Tag Honour for the Prasadam of Palani Panchamirtham

As per recent news updates, a temple named as Palani Panchamirtham located in the city of Palani, Tamil Nadu has been awarded with prestigious Geographical Indication (GI) tag. Interestingly, temple is honoured with such tag because of the 'prasadam', it serves to its worshipers. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Commerce on Friday, August 16, 2019 confirmed to the news agencies that GI tag is given to the temple because of its special Kerala's Tirur betel leaf. Additionally, this move will prove to be fruitful for the producers of betel leaf as they will be able to charge the maximum for their produce. Furthermore, similar GI tag is given to Mizo Puanchei and Tawlhlohpuan from Mizoram. GI tag given to these products are a clear indication of the distinctive quality of these products belonging to a specific location.




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