Geographical indication (GI) refers to any indication that identifies the goods as originating from a particular place, where a given quality, reputation or other characteristic of the goods is essentially attributable to its geographical origin.
Some of its advantages are -
This gives legal protection to the products and prevents unauthorised use of a GI by others
It promotes economic prosperity of producers of goods by enhancing demand in national and international markets
GI registration is essential to get protection in other countries.