May 19, 2018, 1:47 pm
Guwahati( Assam), May 19 : Chakhao, Manipur's black rice, is all set to take the e-auction route. This is the first time that the rice, indigenous to Manipur, is being put up for e-auction.
The e-auction will be done by the North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Limited on its portal from 10am on Friday.
An official said Neramac has already filed application for GI (Geographical Indications) for black rice under the Union commerce ministry.