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Making millets mainstream: The two-day event to begin on Friday

The roundtable discussions on millets processing will be attended by members from the private sector

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Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
Over 500 representatives from civil society organisations, state governments, policy makers, scientists, corporates, and farmers will brainstorm, over two-days making millets mainstream and making it the people’s food. 

The two-day event, starting Friday, will focus on finding ways to make millet affordable and accessible while benefiting millions of farmers and rural entrepreneurs through people-centric approaches to millet cultivation and processing establish productive and resilient rainfed agriculture) in collaboration with the Centre’s National Rainfed Area Authority.

The convention will focus on three areas: how to include millets in public diets such as PDS and ICDS schemes to combat malnutrition; how to support local

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First Published: Feb 23 2023 | 10:57 PM IST

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