Bhubaneswar – Today is Utkal Divas or birthday of Odisha. During this auspicious occasion Kandhmal Haldi (Turmeric) got GI tag. It’s another great news and gift for the Odia people. Turmeric is a forest product as well as local product of Kandhamal district of Odisha. Before some days Kalahandi Apex Spice Association for Marketing (Kasam) filed a petition for the GI tag.
Kandhamal is a tribal district of Odisha. The major produce of this district is Turmeric.