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Millet Advisor is an online platform created by Tapas Chandra Roy, A Certified Farm Advisor on Millets and he has been recognized by the National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE) and the Indian Institute of Millets Research(IIMR), Hyderabad.
He is an agriculture graduate and did his MBA(Agri-Business Management) from Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Co-operative Management(VAMNICOM), Pune. Currently working as an Assistant Agriculture Officer in the Department of Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment, Government of Odisha.
He has a passion for Millets- the Miracle Grains. He is promoting Millets from Farm to Plate so that the goodness of Millets is reached to many people. He is on a mission to take Millets to Millions. Looking after the implementation of Odisha Millet Mission in the ground level. He is helping the tribal farmers of Koraput, Odisha from Sowing to Harvesting by imparting training and providing advisory services.
Project Work: Utilisation of Finger Millet in Nutritional Security
He has done a project work on ”Utilisation of Finger Millet in Nutritional Security” in which he surveyed 100 tribal farmers of Koraput to find their problems, issues, difficulties in Millet farming, Processing, and Consumption of Millets.
White Paper on Millets:
He has contributed to the ”White Paper on Millets” as a Task Force Committee Member submitted to Niti Aayog, Government of India. He shared his experience and knowledge in Agriculture Production, Climate, and Post-Harvest Processing & Policy Status, and Prescription on Millets.
He has a passion to develop delicious and innovative millet recipes and has been awarded at the National Level. He was the first winner for making Millet Rasgulla.
On this platform, he is taking the initiative to share his knowledge, skills, learnings, and all about millets so that awareness is created in this digital world and his advice and recommendations may help farmers, consumers, entrepreneurs, and all other stakeholders in their decision making.