Envis Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Karuppur Kalamkari paintings, wood carvings of Kallakurichi get GI tag




The paintings are used on umbrella covers in temples




Art Workshop:



Artisans carving figurines from wood at a store in Kallakurichi district of Tamil Nadu.

The Kallakurichi wood carvings received the GI tag recently.



Source: The Hindu Chennai, 09.10.2021, pg.7 and


The Hindu Thiruvananthapuram, 11.10.2021, pg.1.