Dr. K Varaprasad, Former Director, IIOR, delivering his inaugural address at the training program on Advances in eco-friendly pest management strategies in millets
MoU with Dhan Foundation for promoting millets by integrating production, procurement, processing and marketing
Ms Jayashree, Media Relations MSSRF, Mr Oliver King, Principal Scientist, MSSRF and Ms Joan Potaka Communication Expert, ICRISAT discussing on innovative millet development & dissimination innovative
Mr Jadhav, CEO innerbeing discussing on creation of nutrition innovation centre on PPP mode
Mr Sujit Mitra, Director (P), ICAR discussing on intracacies on millet processing
- 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...