By Our Staff Reporter
Dehradun, 22 Apr: Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and Agriculture Minister Ganesh Joshi unveiled the organic product kit prepared by the “Uttarakhand Council of Organic Products”. At the demand of the Agriculture Minister, a GI (Geographical Indicator) Board will be constituted to give global recognition to the special products being produced in Uttarakhand, while promoting and protecting GI.
Agriculture Minister Ganesh Joshi expressed gratitude to the Chief Minister for taking the time to unveil the kit. This would encourage the organic producers and also increase the demand for local traditional products. Welcoming the announcement on the formation of the GI Board by the Chief Minister, he said that this board is expected to get GI registration as well as study the demand and characteristics of these products in domestic and international markets. Joshi added that the formation of the GI Board will increase employment for local growers on a large scale and migration will also stop.