DDGs visit to Sorghum Trial in Patna
2nd International Yoga Day
Yoga session in progress on this eve
Institute Research Committee meeting in progress
Dr. N Seetharama, former Director being felicitated for his yeomen contribution to the cause of Millets
Dr N Seetharama, former Director, IIMR addressing staff on the eve of ICAR Foundation Day.
Seeds of popular Sorghum cultivars being distributed to farmers at adopted village of Maharajpet mandal to mark the Mera gaon Mera Gaurav
- Short course on "Advances in eco-friendly pest management strategies in Millets" from 22-31 Aug 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...