Thursday, 31 August 2017

Gobindobhog Rice Gets Geographical Indication Status


Gobindobhog rice, a speciality from Burdwan district of West Bengal, has got the geographical indication (GI) status.

The state government had applied for GI status for Gobindobhog rice on August 24, 2015. The region of Burdwan (now divided into the districts of east and west Burdwan) is known as the rice bowl of Bengal.

Important Takeaways From Above News-

  • Mamata Banerjee is the CM of West Bengal.
  • Keshari Nath Tripathi is the Governor of West Bengal.

Source- The Economic Times


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