The revival of Millet Grain on Farm to Plates addressing Nutritional Security

Ragi ladoos rich in Calcium

 Odisha Millets Mission in Sundargarh: “Special Programme for Promotion of Millets in Tribal Areas of Odisha” (Odisha Millets Mission)- Reviving Millets on Farm to Plates. It is a flagship programme supported by the Department of Agriculture & Food Production, (Govt of Odisha) to promote millets. It was launched in Sundargarh district in the year 2018-19. … Read more

Delicious Millet Kheer with Jaggery

Foxtail Millet Payasam

Millet Kheer with Jaggery: You might have heard of making Kheer with rice but few have heard of making it with millets. As you know making with millets makes it tasty, nutritious, and healthy. Kheer or Payasam is originated in the Indian sub-continent and it is served during meals or in desserts. It is flavoured … Read more

Millets to boost strong immunity in 2020

 MILLETS ARE THE RIGHT GRAINS: We have heard the old saying ”You are what you eat”. If you are taking the right balanced diet, you remain healthy always. But we have forgotten the old millet grains which our grandparents were taking in their food and this has given us more lifestyle diseases. So in this … Read more

Differentiate 5 Types of Dehulled Millets with Clarity

Dehulled millets

Millets: In the beginning, it was difficult for me to identify millet grains after dehulling. But gradually, going deep into its size, shape, and colour, it became easy for me. So, today I thought to share with you about these dehulled millets and how to differentiate dehulled millet. If you want to know about the … Read more

Millet Grain Anatomy

MILLET GRAIN ANATOMY There  are three main parts in the millet grain: 1.Bran 2.Germ 3.Endosperm Bran: It contains important minerals, vitamins, fiber, and antioxidants. It protects the kernel from pests, diseases, water, and sunlight. It is the multi-layered outer skin of the kernel. So, while processing millets utmost care should be taken to keep the … Read more

Millets Market Analysis in 2020

MILLET MARKET ANALYSIS: Millets are ancient Super grains, nowadays known as Nutri-Cereals, is the reservoirs of nutrition for better health. They are classified into major and minor. Major Millets( Sorghum and Pearl Millet) and Minor Millets(Foxtail, Proso, Kodo, Little, Barnyard Millet). They are predominantly gaining more importance in the world and in India. Market  Analysis … Read more

Utilisation of Finger Millet in Nutritional Security

To utilize Finger Millet for Nutritional Security we have to focus on the following points in the coming days: Crop Cutting of Finger Millet 1. To increase the production and productivity of Finger Millet: Awareness creation on the system of millet intensification(SMI) of finger millet as this the method is giving more yield as compared … Read more

Finger Millet Production- Important Factors and Constraints

types of millets in odia

FINGER MILLET PRODUCTION FACTORS AND CONSTRAINTS: SMI of Finger Millet Crop Cutting Experiment Finger Millet(Eleusine coracana) commonly known as Ragi. It is grown for grains and fodder purposes under varied agro-climate conditions in India. It is cultivated on a variety of soils from rich loam to poor shallow upland soils. To understand the constraints in … Read more

Varietal Diversity in Finger Millet in Koraput

Finger Millet Varieties in kORAPUT

Varietal Diversity in Finger Millet: Finger Millet Varieties in Koraput                                      The Finger Millet is mostly grown by the tribal farmers of Koraput as it can withstand drought and can be grown in marginal and infertile soil. Finger … Read more