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    Dr. Vilas A Tonapi, Director, delivering his inaugural speech at the training program on Empowering millets stake holders through processing & commercialization of value added technologies

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    MoU signed with Christys Foods to market jowar puffs and muesli

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    MoU signed with MANAGE for capacity buildingin millet development and popularization

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    Dr.Vijayaraghavan, Ex-Director, IARI, making his inaugural address during a training on Best practices for sorghum cultivation and value addition

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    Monitoring of DUS trials of Kharif Sorghum

Announcements:

  • Model training course on "Best practices for sorghum cultivation and importance of value-addition" from 20-27 Sep 2016

About the research centre

Indian Institute of Millets Research (IIMR) upgraded from Directorate of Sorghum Research (DSR), is the central agency to work on all aspects of millets research and development under the auspeces of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). While the main centre at Hyderabad campus is principally engaged in both basic and strategic research on millets, region-specific research and services are organized through two other centres - Solapur in Maharashtra and OSN, Warangal in Telangana.

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About Millets


Millets are ancient Super grains the reservoirs of nutrition for a better health. Millets (sorghum, pearl millet and small millets) are the important food and fodder crops in semi-arid regions... More

Mandate

 

To conduct basic and strategic research to increase productivity of millets and their diversified utilization for enhancement of profitability...

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Technologies

 

The millet based varietal and value added technologies encompassing the products, processes and packages may be utilized to enhance income to the millet growing farmers, processors and millet based industries...

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