Kandhamal Haldi (turmeric) gets Geographical Indications (GI) tag

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Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s Kandhamal Haldi (turmeric) gets Geographical Indications (GI) tag .Kandhamal Haldi (turmeric), famous for its healing properties.Turmeric is the main cash crop of tribal people in Kandhamal.

Kandhamal Apex Spices Association for Marketing, based at the district headquarter town of Phulbani, had moved for registration ‘Kandhamal Haldi’ which was accepted under sub-section (1) of Section 13 of the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999.

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