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

5 Amazing Browntop Millet Benefits trending in India – Millet Advisor

Browntop Millet Benefits

Browntop Millet Benefits: My phone was ringing when I got home after returning from my office in the evening. It was a call from my school days friend. ”Hey listen I was thinking to call you for so many days, asking you about your initiative on millets and how to include millets in our family … Read more

5 best millet for weight loss with yummy and delicious recipes

millet for weight loss

Millet for Weight loss: Due to the lack of dietary diversity in our diet, there is an increase in non-communicable diseases like diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease. Obesity or Overweight is the major problem faced by city dwellers. Obesity is increasing at a fast rate in India because we are giving more preference to refined … Read more

How to add millet to your diet- It’s Simple & Easy

How to add millet to your diet

How to add Millet to your diet: With the rising of health issues, lifestyle diseases, and nutritional insecurity, it’s high time to give attention to a miracle grain, Millets as it deserves it. Millets are extremely nutritious and good for health. Millets are not new to us rather it was grown and consumed as a … Read more

Millet Export from India is creating opportunities for New Entrepreneurs

Millet Export from India

Millet Export from India: The demand for millet 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 millet and millet-based products. It … Read more

How Proso Millet is Good for You and the Farmers

Proso Millet

Proso Millet: Proso Millet (Panicum miliaceum) can evade drought by its quick maturity. Being a short-duration crop (60-90 days) with relatively low water requirement escapes the drought period and therefore, it offers better prospects for farmers of dryland areas. It is generally grown in the Kharif season but it can also be grown as a … Read more

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

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

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 next-generation crops. Millets … 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 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 this … Read more