Program outline

Special programme for promotion of millets in tribal areas has now been implemented in 72 blocks in 14 Districts of Odisha.

Block will be unit of implementation for the programme.

Programme period is for 5 years, with intense implementation period of 3 years and consolidation of 2 years.

Programme is envisaged to be implemented by community based organisation facilitated by experienced facilitating agencies.

ATMA is the district Nodal organisation for implementation of the programme at the District level.

The State Sectreteriate is hosted by the Nabakrushna Centre for Development Studies (NCDS) which consists of a Programme Secretariat anchored by WASSAN and a Research Secretariat anchored by NCDS.

Directorate of Agriculture and Food Production is the state nodal agency for the programme.