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International Year of Millet Celebration - 2023

Entrepreneurship Development Programme on ‘Value Addition in Millets’ 3rd and 4th May, 2023
As a part of the International Year of Millets Celebration-2023, a two days Entrepreneurship Development Programme on ‘Value Addition in Millets’ was organized at ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode on 3rd and 4th May, 2023. The programme was inaugurated by Dr. R. Dinesh, Director, ICAR-IISR, Kozhikode on 3rd May 2023. Dr. B. Dayakar Rao, Principal Scientist, ICAR-IIMR, Hyderabad delivered the keynote address on the topic ‘Landscape of Millet Nutrition, Production, Processing and its Commercialization’. Ms. Bindu Gowri, Coordinator, Agri Business School, KVK, Coimbatore delivered a special address on ‘Perspective of Millets in Kerala’. She demonstrated and provided hands on training on millet based value added products like the preparation of ragi soup powder mix, biriyani mix, nutrient health mix, millet mixture and millet based murukku to the trainees. About 64 participants were benefitted by the training and the valedictory programme was held on 4th May 2023.