The Bio-verdant state of Karnataka is on a high thrust mode to acquire G.I registration for its indigenous bio-crops.
The State already has six crops in its G.I kitty. It is in the process of registering nine crops this year and a impressive line up of another twenty one crops on completion of the earlier round.
The crops for which the Geographical Indication tag is sought are: Byadagi Chilli, Devanahalli Chakkota, Kamalapura Red Banana, Sagar Appe Midi Mango, Mattu Gulla Brinjal, Bangalore Rose Onion, Totapuri Mango, Bangalore Blue Grapes and Janagere Jackfruit.( The Hindu)
Thats quite a bounty!…..