• Small millets QRT in progress

  • QRT members explained Lysimetery facility for measuring key adaptive traits associated with drought tolerance in millets

  • Visitors from FAO being explained collection of volatile from organic compounds in Sorghum

  • Visitors explained about value added products of millets at Farmers mela in Motihari

  • Training on digital field book in progress

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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National Year of Millets - 2018

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