Foxtail Millet Farming Technique for Better Yield in India

Foxtail Millet Farming

Foxtail Millet Farming – Introduction Foxtail Millet is one of the oldest the cultivated millets in the world. It is cultivated in about 23 countries in Asia, Africa, and America. The scientific name of Foxtail Millet is Setaria italica. In India, it is mainly cultivated as a rainfed crop. It is a self-pollinating, short-duration, C4 … Read more

How Millet Startup in Odisha working to bring Change in Farmer Community

Millet Startup in Odisha

Millet Startup in Odisha A team of young professionals led by Pradeep Kumar Rout, an engineer by training and a social entrepreneur by choice has set up Tiril. Tiril is a producer collective enabling technology-driven platform helping farmers to market millets after standardized value addition at the same time promoting a healthy lifestyle among consumers. … Read more

White Paper on Millets – showing a way forward for Nutritional Security in India-2021

White Paper on Millets

White Paper on Millets: e- Launch of White Paper on Millets – A Policy Paper on Mainstreaming Millets for Nutrition Security in India was done by the Chief Guest of the day Shri. Amitabh Kant, IAS (CEO, Niti Aayog, Government of India) on 4th, June 2021. It was organized by Millets Consortium – ICAR-Indian Institute … Read more

Role of Miracle Millets in Restoration of Ecosystem on World Environment Day

role of miracle millets

Role of Miracle Millets: The World Environment Day is celebrated world wide every year on 5th, June to spread awareness among people to conserve the environment for better future. The theme for this year is “Restoration of Ecosystem”. The theme focuses to bring healthy ecosystem and with long sustainable goals. Millets are playing important role … Read more

10 Amazing Health Benefits of Finger Millet and 5 Healthy & Easy Recipes

Benefits of Finger Millet

Benefits of Finger Millet: Finger Millet is commonly known as Ragi. It has become a part of the diet in most households in India due to its impressive nutritional value. Its value can’t be understood unless until you take it regularly. It was always considered as poor man’s food but now it is accepted by … Read more

How to make Healthy Millet Cookies with Jaggery at Home

millet cookies

Millet Cookies: When you pick up a biscuit/cookies from a shop, they are mostly made of refined flour (maida). But making cookies with millet flour is a healthier option. Millets has become a part of our everydays’ diet because it is not just healthy but rich in nutrients, minerals, anti-oxidants and many more. In this … Read more

What is Millet and Why the Miracle Grains are grown in Koraput

What is millet

What is Millet: Millets are a group of highly variable small-seeded grains, widely grown in India. They are rich in nutrients and popularly known as Nutri-Cereals. They belong to the Poaceae family. Millets are mostly rainfed crops that require fewer inputs and less water. They are tolerant to drought and they are the next generation … Read more

10 Innovative Millet Business Plan – A Profitable Agribusiness Idea for Startups in India

Millet Business Plan

Millet Business Plan – Introduction: Millets are taking their position on the plate and becoming part of the diet of health-conscious people, not by force but by choice. The demand for millets-base products is increasing in the urban areas and thus creating ample opportunities for the new market entrants entrepreneurs. In this blog, I will … Read more

10 Amazing Health Benefits of Foxtail Millet

Benefits of Foxtail Millet

Benefits of Foxtail Millet – Introduction: Millets are the superfood grains when it comes to nutrition. Foxtail Millet grain is making a comeback as the trend of consuming traditional, organic, locally sourced is witnessing an upsurge in India as well as globally. These grains are augmented with nutrients, flavor, and texture and most importantly naturally … Read more

Millets name in different languages makes it easy for Identification

Millets name in different Languages

Millets name in different languages- Introduction: Millets are the ancient grains and were part of everyone’s diet during the 1960s but again its demand is increasing nowadays due to their health benefits. Millets are known in different names in different parts of the country. Many of us might not know the common names. Today, in … Read more