Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Banarasi saree to receive intellectual property rights tag
Banarasi saree to receive intellectual property rights tag
21
Apr '09
The traditional banarasi saree, the preferred choice for silk sarees in India is on its way to getting a Geographical Indication (GI). Organisations related to the banarasi saree trade from Varanasi are seeking the same due to widespread duplication of this coveted fabric.

The Banarasi Bunkar Samiti, an organisation of banarasi handloom weavers is spearheading the effort to receive the intellectual property rights to the silk brocade as well as the banarasi saree along with eight other organisations.

The famous Pashmina fabric produced in Kashmir has received the Geographical Indication last year and recently a group of organisations based in Pune have also applied for the same for the traditional “Pune Pagadi”.

The banarasi saree is facing a lot of competition from duplicates tagged off as banarasi sarees from towns and cities like Bangalore, Bhagalpur and Surat and this Geographical Indication is expected to stem the flow of the fakes.

A GI is a name or sign used on certain products which corresponds to a specific geographical province or region. The GI acts as a certification that the product possesses certain qualities, or enjoys a certain reputation, due to its geographical origin.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 23rd Jun 2017

Textile ministry organises training workshop on GST

The ministry of textiles had organised training workshop on GST which ...

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Jun 2017

Uware Brands into licensing agreement with Polaroid

Uware Brands has entered into a licensing agreement with Polaroid for ...

Textiles | On 23rd Jun 2017

Ralph Lauren ex-president Tiger of Sweden's new CEO

Hans-Christian Meyer, former president of Ralph Lauren Corporation,...

Interviews View All

Vidhyaa Shankar. S
A Ganapathi Chettiar

'The usage of knits is getting into the boundaries of woven fabrics'

Mukesh Agarwal & Rajesh Agarwal
Madhuram Fincap Pvt Ltd

Increasing prices and lack of demand main issues facing industry

Saket Garg
Garg Corporation

The biggest challenge is lack of skilled workforce and competition from...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
June 2017

June 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search