The logo signifying "Geographical Indications of India"
contains the letters 'G' and 'I' which are used together as an
acronym for Geographical Indication (GI). The logo resembles the
'General Location Symbol' representing that each GI has specific
characteristics which attributes to its place of origin This logo
also bears the tri-colour of the Indian national flag, thereby
furthering a sense of pride and essence of Incredible India.
Behind the Scenes:The GI logo and tagline was launched by Hon'ble Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu on 1st August 2018 at New Delhi. The Logo and Tagline was crowd sourced through a contest published on MyGov India platform on 18th October, 2017. The contest received an overwhelming response, with more than 918 entries for tagline and 383 entries for logo. The winners are from Kolkata and Ghaziabad and were awarded an amount of INR 50,000 each.