International Year of Millets 2023: India taking the Lead

International Year of Millets

International Year of Millets: Since 21st June 2015, the International Year of Yoga is celebrated annually across the world. India took Yoga internationally and in the same way, 2023 has been declared the International Year of Millets. That happened when 72 other countries supported the proposal of India to the United Nations. It is a … Read more

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

What is the importance of Millets in today’s scenario in India?

Importance of Millets

Importance of Millets in India: Millets are the group of small-seeded annual grasses that are grown as grain crops primarily on marginal land in dry areas and belong to the Poaceae family. Millets are the ancient food grains first domesticated for food and grown in 131 countries. Millets are the traditional food for 59 crore … 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

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

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

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

5 Best Millets for Diabetes that lowers blood sugar – Millet Advisor

millets for diabetes

Millets for Diabetes: It was the day when my mother visited a doctor for her eye operation. The doctor asked the first question ”Do you have diabetes”? Then I took my mother for a blood sugar test and it was beyond 200 after food. The doctor denied doing the operation and advised to reduce the … 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