Q. Consider the following statements regarding Pashmina shawls:
1. Chegu and Changthangi are two breeds of pashmina-yielding goats in India.
2. Kashmir Pashmina has been assigned a Geographical indication (GI) tag.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C
  • Statement 1 is correct: Chegu and Changthangi are two breeds of pashmina yielding goats in 
  •  India.  
  • Statement 2 is correct: Kashmir Pashmina has been assigned a Geographical indication (GI) tag under the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999. 

Source: The Hindu