Bhubaneswar: Odisha has been chosen as ‘Finest Millet Selling State’ below ‘Poshak Anaj Awards’ by Indian Council of Agricultural Analysis (ICAR), Indian Institute of Millets Analysis (IIMR) and Meals and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO).
The award will likely be offered by Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar, on September 17 at a Nationwide Conference in Hyderabad.
The Division of Agriculture & Farmers’ Empowerment congratulated the tribal farmers, Ladies self-help teams of Mission Shakti, FPOs, Line Departments, NCDS, NGO companions and WASSAN for his or her contribution in reaching this milestone for Odisha.
It might be famous that the UN-IFAD and UN-FAO have supported the framework of Odisha Millets Mission as appropriate for taking over agro-ecological initiatives.
Odisha has achieved main milestones in selling the extremely nutritious millets. Millet kinds a considerable a part of the diets and the cropping system within the tribal areas of the State.
The Authorities of India has requested all states to undertake Odisha Millets Mission mannequin for promotion of millets, pulses and oilseeds.
The Central Authorities has arrange a process drive to grasp the framework of the Odisha Millets Mission and to revise the Nationwide sub mission on millets primarily based on the learnings of the Odisha Millet Mission.
Apart from, the Cambridge College partnered with Odisha Millets Mission to discover chance of design of OMM as various to Inexperienced Revolution framework.
“The popularity of Odisha because the Finest Millet Selling State below ‘Poshak Anaj Awards’ will go a good distance in encouraging the stakeholders of Odisha Millet Mission to spice up millet farming within the State,” a senior official stated.