Nutritious and Healthy Ragi Ladoos by EarthPoorna creating Food Sensation

Ragi Ladoos

Ragi Ladoos – Nutritious & Healthy Millets making a comeback due to their rise in demand by the people and the ability of millets to face climate change creating space on the farmers’ field. Finger Millet (Ragi) is widely accepted in India due to its ease in processing and making different recipes. Ragi Lodoos made … Read more

First Ever Solar Millet Processing Unit under Odisha Millet Mission

Solar Millet Processing Unit

Solar Millet Processing Unit: The first-ever solar millet processing unit was inaugurated on 10th, August 2021 in the village Gobindapur of Manikapur GP, Mohana Block of Gajapati district in Odisha. This unit is established with support from Odisha Millet Mission, Watershed Support Services and Activities Network(WASSAN), and SELCO Foundation, to be managed by Taptapani Farmer … Read more

First Millets Processing Unit under Odisha Millet Mission in 2021

First Millets Processing Unit under Odisha Millet Mission – Inaugurated in Keonjhar District, Odisha: The Special Programme for Promotion of Millets in Tribal Areas of Odisha (Odisha Millet Mission) was launched by the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Empowerment, Government of Odisha in 2017 to revive millets in farms and on plates. It was the … Read more

”Millet Finder” shows more Opportunities in 2020

Millet Finder

”Millet Finder” shows more opportunities for Entrepreneurs: Millets are ancient grains that are healthy and nutritious due to their rich content of antioxidants, nutrients, minerals, and other properties. I must say they are the ”Future Crops” because they are going to address important issues like food, feed, fuel, health, malnutrition, and climate change. With millets … Read more

Odisha Millet Mission – Best Model showing the way forward in 2020

Odisha Millet Mission

Odisha Millet Mission: Odisha Millet Mission working with a tag line “Reviving millets in farm and on plates”. This mission focussed on the tribals areas of Odisha where Millets were the priority crops. As you know that Millets are the only crops that can grow with minimal requirement of water and can withstand drought. No … Read more

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

MSP of Millets – Bringing Hope to the Small and Marginal Farmers

Minimum Support Price of Millets: Farmer sowing seeds on his field The support for millets like Ragi(Finger Millet), Bajra(Pearl Millet) and Jowar(Sorghum) is increasing in a steady manner year after year. The Government of India has hiked the minimum support price(MSP) of Millets today based on the recommendation of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and … Read more

Millets Market is Booming in 2020

MILLETS MARKET IS BOOMING: Millets are considered Superfoods as they are gluten-free and rich in many functional compounds like dietary fiber, slowly digestible carbohydrates, high protein content, B-complex vitamins, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, copper, and phytochemicals. They are having non-acid forming properties, easy to digest, and non-allergic. Types of Millets grown in India Millets are mostly … Read more

Nutri-Cereals- National Workshop in Odisha in 2019 a Grand Success

Nutri-Cereals

Nutri-Cereals – National Workshop in Odisha: Inaugurating a national workshop on Nutri-cereals, Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy said Odisha is the first State to introduce millets in the public distribution system and Niti Aayog has recognized it as a model State in this regard. The Odisha Millet Mission, launched in 2017, has now been extended to … Read more