• Sorghum Breeder seed monitoring in progress at the J Kottur, Jaggampet mandal, East Godavari, AP

  • Farmers happy with Sorghum public bred hybrid perfomance in rice fallows at Seethanagaram, Rajmahendravaram

  • Interaction with farmer growing sorghum in rice fallows at Athota village, Tenali, AP

  • IIMR Stall at Krishi Unnati Mela, New Delhi

  • Dr. Ravindratej Singh, CEO, Agri Innovate inspecting Novel Millet Foods


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



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

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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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