Etikoppaka toys from Andhra Pradesh get GI tag

The Geographical Indication Registry (GIR) has given Geographical Indication (GI) tag traditional Etikoppaka toys from Andhra Pradesh.These traditional toys are made by artisans in Etikoppaka village in Visakhapatnam district.The Geographical Indication (GI) is name or sign used on certain products which correspond to specific geographical location or origin.These goods and products having tag are recognised for their origin, quality and reputation and gives it required edge in the global market.