Government of India (GoI) asks states to learn from Odisha Millet Mission (OMM) model
"All the states to adopt and learn from the OMM model for its emphasis on reviving millets on farms and on plates! "
How about sweets made with millets?
The event ‘Smart millets for a Smart Diwali’ showcased a few sweet dishes made with millets such as Foxtail Paisam, Korra Laddu, and Ragi Halwa.
Millet mantra on their lips
The event comprised millets-cookery workshop, exhibition of a variety of millet products and millet cooking contest followed by a millet feast.
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Millets are returning to our fields and plates
Women are the custodians of seed diversity, including millets. Seed selection, an important part of the process, is also mostly done by women.
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(Many consumers give) direct monetary support to farmers who have been practising traditional millet-based biodiverse agriculture for decades.
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Millets need less water to grow and live on whatever rainwater they receive.
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The MMM, being implemented by the government, could completely damage the existing bio-diversity in this area,” commented Mr. Satheesh.