Geographical Indications Cell | Vanijya Mitra

Karnataka has GI tags for 3 manufactured products, all of them finding their origins in the sandalwood forest ecosystems around Mysore. Due to unique and natural forest conditions prevailing in the Mysore district region and adjoining areas, the Sandalwood grown has distinctive characteristics and natural aroma with long lasting fragrance, which is unique and has won the patronage and recognition all over the world. Of the GI tags, Mysore Silk is the first registered GI of Karnataka. Mysore Sandal Soap, a GI product of Karnataka under the Manufactured segment, has over 100 years of history