The first global event of the celebration of International Millet Day – 2023, organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare, at the National Agricultural Science Complex (NASC complex), ICAR-IARI, New Delhi was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Sri. Narendra Modi on 18th March 2023. The farmers from the region and staff of state departments were invited to participate in the programme. The event was webcasted in the Main Conference Hall of ICAR-Directorate of Cashew Research, Puttur wherein farmers, staff of departments and staff of this Directorate had participated. During the programme all the participants were served millet drink and millet products. The participants were highlighted on the importance of millets for a healthy life style. As a part of the International Year of Millet – 2023 celebration, a millet meal was also served to all the participants at the end of the programme. A total of 75 nos. of participants attended the programme which included farmers, state department staffs and staff of ICAR-DCR.
Original link: https://cashew.icar.gov.in/