Handloom products like Sambalpuri tie and dye, Bomakei of Sonepur, Pasapalli of Bargarh and Habbas of Kalahandi to get GI registration

November 12, 2009 at 4:14 pm 2 comments

Following report is from The Pragativadi:

In a bid to empower economically backward weaver community in the state, the Odisha government has identified at least eight handloom sub-products for Geographical Indications registration.
The products identified for the GI registrations are Sambalpuri tie and dye, Nuapatna tie and dye, Berhampur Kumbha design, Sonepur-Bomakei design, Pasapalli design of Bargarh, Dholapathara temple design, Khandua fabrics of Nuapatna and Habbas of Kalahandi.

We have engaged IIT-Kharagpur to provide assistance for getting the products registered with GI, Chennai, state textiles and handloom department secretary Arati Ahuja said.
GI is a sign used on goods that have a specific geographical origin and possesses qualities and reputations that are essentially attributable the place of origin.

Following is a report from the navaratna news:


Entry filed under: Arts and Crafts, Bomakai of Sonepur, Habbas of Kalahandi, Ikat and Sambalpuri Saree, Pasapali of Bargarh.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Lilima Meher  |  October 29, 2010 at 5:37 pm

    As i know that sambalpuri saree is very famous but as the weaver are not getting proper platform to ex bit their skills in a proper way so it is necessary to get GI registration to protect the design from other saree mil those who are copying the design and making the saree. its my reguest that is any specific site is the to contact the proper people to take some assistance

    Lilima Meher
    student of Asian school of business management.Bhubneswar.

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