The government recently organized a Capacity Building Program-cum-workshop on commercialization of Geographical Indication (GI) of products from Jammu and Kashmir.
It was organized by Federation of Indian Export Organization (FIEO) and Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion organization (JKTPO) organized at Srinagar and Jammu.
The program was organized in association with the Department of Agriculture Production & Farmer’s Welfare, Animal and Sheep Husbandry and Horticulture Department.
The workshop focused on the export potential of J&K, GI products and its importance, role of e-commerce, GI registration and its subsequent compliances.
Government highlighted the integration of district and export hubs with GI products for boosting exports of GI products and the importance of recognizing the uniqueness of J&K by exploring possibilities of new GI registrations.
GI commercialization will help to accelerate exports and the Government will facilitate the whole process of GI registration as well as promotion of existing GIs.
Representatives from FIEO briefed about the opportunities and challenges and exporting scenario of GI tagged products. He also explained advantages about various live digital platforms for commercialization of these products like Indian Trade Portal –a one-stop trade information trade portal, Indian Business Portal – Online digital store for ecommerce export and Ease of Logistics – One stop portal for logistics facilitation.