Mapping and Exchange of the Good Practices (MEGP) for Millets Mainstreaming in Asia and Africa

Millets Mainstreaming in Asia and Africa

The proposal of India supported by 72 countries and the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to declare 2023 as the International Year of Millets on 5th March 2021 was a great achievement. India is at the forefront in popularising millets at the international level and this has also increased its responsibility. On 19th July 2022, … Read more

Odisha Millet Mission: Best model setting example at the National Level

Odisha Millet Mission

Odisha Millet Mission : Special Programme for Promotion of Millets in Tribal Areas of Odisha is one of the unique projects in the agriculture department which focuses on improved production of Nutri-cereals, local consumption, procurement under MSP, and distribution through PDS. The mission is initiated in the financial year 2017-18. The mission has been successfully … Read more

Big Announcement for Millets in the Agriculture Budget 2022 – Millet Advisor

Millets in the Agriculture Budget 2022

Millets in the Agriculture Budget 2022: India taking the lead role in the upcoming celebration of the International year of Millets-2023. The United Nations General Assembly unanimously approved a resolution proposed by India and backed by more than 70 countries. It will help to ensure food security, nutrition, farmer livelihoods and incomes, poverty eradication, and … Read more

The Millet Movement in India Coffee Table Book is available in Stores

The Millet Movement in India

The Millet Movement in India: It was the day when I was witnessing the first video of the Millet movement in India Coffee Table Book in an event ”Nutri-Cereals Multi Stakeholders Mega Convection 3.0 held at Hyderabad which was jointly organized by Nutrihub, ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research and the Food and Agriculture Organization(FAO) in … Read more

A Call for your valuable Action for SKOCH Award: Odisha Millet Mission

SKOCH Award Odisha Millet Mission

Skoch Award 2021: Odisha Millet Mission Odisha Millet Mission is a wonderful initiative taken by the Government of Odisha which has created a place in the heart of the tribal farmers of Odisha. It started in the year 2017 and till now it has not turned back. I must say it is the efforts taken … Read more

First Exclusive Millet Shakti Cafe inaugurated in Keonjhar under Odisha Millet Mission

Millet Shakti Cafe

Millet Shakti Cafe: Odisha’s First-ever Millet Shakti Cafe was inaugurated inside the Collectorate campus in Keonjhar under ”Special Programme for Promotion of Millets in Tribal-cum-Mining areas under District Mineral Fund on 29th, October 2021. All of us are aware of the nutritional value of millets and their climate-resilient characteristics. Due to their nutritional qualities, it … Read more

Best Millet Promoting State Award goes to Odisha Millet Mission in 2021

Best Millet Promoting State Award

Best Millet Promoting State Award: Odisha bagged the Best Millet Promoting State Award in an event ”Nutri-Cereals Multi Stakeholders Mega Convention 3.0 held at Hyderabad. This event was jointly organized by Nutrihub, ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research(IIMR) & the Food and Agriculture Organization(FAO) in association with NITI Aayog, Government of India. The award was presented … Read more

Millet Export from India is creating opportunities for New Entrepreneurs

Millet Export from India

Millet Export from India: The demand for millets is increasing, not only in the domestic market but also in the international markets. As we know the demand for healthy food has increased during the current pandemic in India and globally. We can say that COVID-19 has given opportunities to promote millets and millet-based products. It … 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