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
MoU signed with Christys Foods to market jowar puffs and muesli
MoU signed with MANAGE for capacity buildingin millet development and popularization
Dr.Vijayaraghavan, Ex-Director, IARI, making his inaugural address during a training on Best practices for sorghum cultivation and value addition
Monitoring of DUS trials of Kharif Sorghum
- 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.
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...
To conduct basic and strategic research to increase productivity of millets and their diversified utilization for enhancement of profitability...
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...