Jammu & Kashmir

Ladakh gets 4th GI tag for sea buckthorn: GoI

Sea-buckthorn in Ladakh.

Leh: The Geographical Indication Registry, operating under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, has officially granted the GI tag to the Department of Industries & Commerce, Ladakh and approved it as the Registered Proprietor for ‘Ladakh sea buckthorn’ in Class 31.

‘Ladakh sea buckthorn’ becomes the 4th product from the Union Territory to receive the coveted GI tag after Ladakh Pashmina, Ladakh Apricot (Raktsey Karpo), and Ladakhi Wood Carving. Ladakh has rapidly succeeded in obtaining GI tags for its unique products.

This accolade shows Ladakh’s dedication to preserving and promoting its distinct products. ‘Ladakh sea buckthorn’ now stands among the distinguished list of GI-tagged offerings, solidifying Ladakh’s reputation for producing exceptional goods with unique geographical characteristics.

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