Kohima, Aug 17, 2021, IBNS
Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has released the special cover on the ‘Naga Mircha’ by India Post Office.
Naga Mircha or Raja Mircha is also popularly known as King Chilli which is considered as the world’s hottest chilli on the basis of Scoville Heat Units (SHUs) and Naga Mircha has already been certified as Geographically Indications (GI) tagged to Nagaland in 2008.
On the 75th Independence Day celebration of the nation, the Nagaland Chief Minister released the special cover on the ‘Naga Mircha’ as a GI tagged product.
Neiphiu Rio tweeted – “Released a Special Cover in the presence of my colleagues Shri @KaitoAye , Shri @MmhonlumoKikon and Postmaster General, NE-II Region Shri Som Kamei. I thank @IndiaPostOffice for the initiative to release a Special Cover on the "Naga Mircha" as a GI tagged product.