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Lucknow zardozi gets GI registration

The registration has been secured by Kalatmak Handicrafts Self-Help Group Foundation

The world famous textile embroidery handicraft of ‘Lucknow Zardozi’ is now a brand. The intricate needle handicraft has been accorded the Geographical Indication (GI) registration by Chennai-based Geographical Indication Registry. Registered under the brand of ‘Lucknow Zardozi’, the registration has been secured by Kalatmak Handicrafts Self Help Group Foundation, Lucknow. The craft has been traditionally prevalent in Lucknow and the six surrounding districts of Barabanki, Unnao, Sitapur, Rae Bareli, Hardoi and Amethi, Foundation CEO Mansoor Nadeem Lari told ...