With a view to provide legal protection and safeguard against use of registered Geographical Indication by others, the Institute, after vigorous hard work of more than 05 years, has finally succeeded in the registration of Kashmiri Hand Knotted Carpet under Geographical Indication of Goods Act”.

The Geographical Indication Registration Certificate in the name of “Kashmiri Hand Knotted Carpet” has been issued by the competent authority on 13-06-2016.

The work on finalization of the information to be depicted on the G.I. labels is in process and necessary consultations with the stakeholders are in progress in this regard.