The Bihar authorities will contact the middle with a view to get hold of a GI tag for Rohu fish.








The Rohu fish of the Mithila area, significantly within the areas of Madhubani and Darbhanga is acknowledged for its taste





An official on Wednesday mentioned that the Bihar authorities is planning to contact the Centre with a view to get hold of a GI tag for Mithila’s prized Rohu fish. The state’s fisheries division head, Nishat Ahmed additional Said that the federal government has recruited two specialists to look at and current the findings on the Mithila area’s Rohu fish.












He additionally added that the Rohu fish of the Mithila area, significantly within the areas of Madhubani and Darbhanga is acknowledged for its taste. We’ve employed two specialists to analysis and write a whole evaluation of the fish.

He additionally mentioned that they’ll search contact with the Union Commerce Ministry for a GI tag for Mithila’s Rohu fish after the report will get accomplished.

The Mithila area consists of elements of the japanese area of Terai, Nepal, Bihar, and Jharkhand.












Ahmed additional expressed his ideas by saying that they’re optimistic that the Rohu fish of the Mithila areas will obtain a GI tag. Those concerned in Rohu fish farming within the area will acquire revenue from this as a result of they’ll purchase accessibility to a worldwide market and a brand new identification. This may have a direct impact on their earnings.

It have to be famous {that a} petition for renaming ‘Bihar Makhana’ (fox nuts) to ‘Mithila Makhana’ was efficiently included by the Geographical Indications Registry. GI standing has been granted to Bihar’s, Shahi Litchi, Mughal Paan, and Jardalu Mango.












What is the Geographical Indication (GI) tag

A Geographical Indication (GI) tag is a type of proudly owning mental property, a certification given to sure items or merchandise from a selected space or state, or nation that’s distinctive to a selected geographical area. India, as a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), enacted the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999 from 15th September 2003.







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