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International Year Of Millets (IYOM)-2023

International Year Of Millets (IYOM)-2023:

A MOU was signed between the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Limited to promote Millets towards celebration of the International Year of Millets 2023.

Key areas:

  • Facilitating advisory support: To manufacturers/processors of millet-based products to develop value-added millet-based commodities
  • On-boarding of start-ups: Inclusive of start-ups empanelled with Indian Institute of Millets Research (IIMR)
  • Formation of FPOs: Specifically for developing a range of millet-based products
  • Promote and market millet-based products: Through the network of NAFED Bazaar Stores and other institutions linked with NAFED
  • Installation of Millet based Vending Machines: At various locations across Delhi-NCR
  • Dispensing millet-based products: That shall assist in establishing the focus on millet-based commodities.