Which state’s two tea variety green tea and white tea have been regist

| Which state’s two tea variety green tea and white tea have been registered as a geographical indication (GI) products in the country?

A. Assam

B. Tamil Nadu

C. Sikkim

D. West Bengal

Right Answer is:

SOLUTION

• The two tea varieties of Darjeeling (green tea and white tea) have been registered as a geographical indication (GI) products in the country.

• These two varieties of Darjeeling tea have been registered under Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act 1999 (effective from October 2019).

This will “strengthen the protection of the intellectual property rights of the Darjeeling tea” which is considered as “niche and luxury” products in the country and abroad.

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