Which was the first Indian agri-product to get the geographical indica

| Which was the first Indian agri-product to get the geographical indication tag?

A. Basmati Rice

B. Jardalu Mango

C. Litchi

D. Makhana

E. Darjeeling Tea

Right Answer is: E

SOLUTION

Darjeeling Tea was the first Indian product to get the geographical indication tag. In 2004, the famous beverage got the recognition. It is one of the top exported food products of the country. India, as a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), enacted the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration & Protection)Act, 1999 has come into force with effect from 15th September 2003.

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