Manipur chief minister Biren Singh, on Thursday, flagged off a consignment of Black Rice to Europe. 

Black Rice, locally known as Chak-Hao in Manipur, will be available at the European markets soon. 

Manipur chief minister after flagging off the consignment expressed gratitude to the Centre for extending support to the farmers in exporting their products.  

Biren Singh said: “Flagged off the Europe bound consignment of Black Rice (Chak-Hao) today. The support extended by Govt. of India has enabled our farmers to export our products at a remunerative price.” 

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Manipur CM Biren Singh also released a special cover on Kachai Lemon for the Postal Department. 

Biren Singh tweeted: “With this special cover released today, I’m hoping the whole country recognises the uniqueness and identity of Kachai lemon grown in Ukhrul dist, Manipur.” 

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