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Inauguration and Launch of Ragi Laddus in ICDS Keonjhar

In a first in the State, the Keonjhar district administration has introduced ragi laddus as morning snacks for preschool children under the Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS)....

National Workshop on Nutri Cereals

On World Food Day i.e. 16th October, a National Workshop on Nutri Cereals is being held at Krushi Bhawan, BBSR, Odisha....

Mandia Cafe featured in Bali yatra 2019

Within these few days of Balijatra Festival 2019 the MANDIA CAFE of Odisha Millets Mission had made a great impact ... Cuttack public are loving the taste of different Mandia Recipe and expecting Odisha Millets Mission should come with few more Mandi...

Promoting millets with Students at School in Bhubaneswar

A Millets promotional event was organized at Shree Krishna International School with the students and staff, creating awareness about the millets and aiming for including them as part of their regular nutritious meals....

Millets Recipe tasting event

Millets Recipe tasting event was organized in Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar, to promote inclusion of millets in the Sports Hostel Menu. It received great appreciation from various trainers, Sports department officials as well as Sports Center Heads an...

Millet stall on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya

Millet stall was set up on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya at Barmunda on May 3, 2022. Selling of millet hot cook (Pakoda, Kheer, Podapitha) and millet cold cooked food (cake, Muffin, Ladoo, Rose cake, Vada, Khurma, biscuit, Mixture, sev, nimki, kara...

Millet Stall at Women’s Business Mela

INWEC business mela was held from May 4 to May 8, 2022 at Janta Maidan, Bhubaneswar. The business mela provided an opportunity to interact and to establish network with customers, vendors, investors, policymakers, and some of the best business minds ...

Urban internship- an initiative to accelerate millet consumption in urban areas

As part of Odisha Millets Mission, the Programme Secretariat Watershed Support Services and Activities Network (WASSAN) is launching an Urban Internship Programme. Students got an opportunity to bring innovative ideas promoting consumption of millet...

Celebration of Raja festival with Millet Food

The Raja Mahotsav was organized for the first time by OTDC. This Mahotsav provided a platform for Women SHGs & Entrepreneurs who have struggled during COVID. Selling activity was done by Trishakti SHG from Bhubaneswar along with 100 no of mini stalls...

Canopy stall at Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology

Canopy stall was set up at Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology campus on July 5 and 6, 2022. The students tasted millet cold cooked food and got aware of different millet recipes....

Millet promotion in State quality control laboratory on occasion of World kitchen gardeners day

Canopy stall by WSHG members were set up on the occasion of world kitchen garden day i.e August 28, 2022. Millet snacks were provided to participants for tasting purpose. Selling activity and awareness activity also conducted....

Odisha Millet at SIAL , Paris

Under the visionary leadership of Hon'ble CM, Odisha abled to promote Women Entrepreneurship at the grass root level with nationally awarded Odisha Millets Mission program. Women from Sundargarh, Ganjam and Bhubaneswar of Mission Shakti Self Help Gro...

Millet Food stall at Baliyatra, Cuttack

In view of an increase in demand for millet based food products, millet stall was set up at Baliyatra from November 8 to 17, 2022. Millets based value added products such as Millet cookies ( 15 variety), Millet chakuli, aaluchap, vada,,veg pakoda, ch...

Millet recipe cooking demonstration at SAI International School 22nd Nov 2022

SAI International School hosted a ceremonial celebration for the Odisha Millets Mission, a flagship initiative of the State Government of Odisha on November 22, 2022. The event was attended by Shri. Prem Chandra Chaudhary, Director of Agriculture and...

Millet inclusion event at BOCCA Cafe

Millet menu was launched at BOCCA Café, Master Canteen in collaboration with Odisha Millets Mission on September 24, 2022. Dr. Arabinda Kumar Padhee, Principal Secretary of the Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment Department graced the event as th...

Millet promotion in Sri Krishna International School, Malipada, Bhubaneswar

Millets grain display and tasting of food was conducted on August 12, 2022 for creation of awareness of nutritional value of millets among students at Srikrishna International School. Hot cook millet food (Ragi Pasta, Foxtail millet Kheer, Little mil...

Creation of awareness at BDA Parks

Odisha Millets Mission is to promote millets through urban campaigns and promotional events to create awareness on nutritional aspects and health benefits of millets among urban people. Promotional events and awareness campaigns were planned out in p...

Millet promotion in Kalinga Fitness, Bhubaneswar (5th September 2022)

A day at Kalinga fitness gym, where fitness folks tasted Ragi Challah (Chhanch) and Kangu chakuli served by WSHG members. They got inspired by how fitness can be maintained through the consumption of millets as a supplement to various carbohydrates a...

Training of cooks under OTDC

Skill development training for OTDC cooks was arranged. As a part of promotional activity for the International Year of Millet 2023, a millet-based menu in Panthaniwas was proposed. In this regard millet-based recipe training of OTDC cooks was conduc...

Millet food testing Event at Kalinga Stadium , Bhubaneswar

One day workshop was held at Kalinga Stadium on food tasting for inclusion of millets-based meals in Sports Hostel on August 20, 2022. Millet based hot cooked food including sandwich, curd rice, kheer, chakuli, idli etc. were served to all the attend...

Millet based food testing with Indian hockey team at Kalinga stadium Bhubaneswar

To celebrate the upcoming International Year of Millets and Hockey World Cup, an event was organised in the chair of Hockey legend Dr.Dilip Tirkey. As part of pre-league matches, the Indian hockey team was presented with Millet hampers and was introd...

Millet food tasting and millet inclusion plan with RAO at BOCCA Cafe

Odisha Millets Mission hosted a millet meet up with the Restaurant Association of Odisha (RAO) for a tasting session of millet-based dishes on October 31, 2022. The larger engagement and promotion of millets in other café and restaurants was discuss...

Celebration of Mandia Divas

As Odisha is forerunner in the promotion of millets, it became the first state to celebrate the importance of Millets as the Government of Odisha has declared the first Thursday (November 10th 2022) of Margaisra Masa as per the Odia Calendar as Mandi...

Millet based recipe demonstration at Belgadia Palace, Mayurbhanj

One day workshop was organized on October 27, 2022 with the Chef and staff at Belgadia Palace for inclusion of millet in their menu and some products in their stay suites. Millet is the best and assured source of local food available at tribal distri...

Participation of SHG in Food Pro event at Goa

Dibyajyoti SHG from Sundergarh and Trishakti SHGs from Bhubaneswar participated and showcased different millet cooked food at Food Pro event at Gao from August 4 to August 6, 2022. It was an exchange of knowledge from other progressive states where M...

Flag off Ceremony of first commercial consignment

First millet export consignment has been flagged off by Development Commissioner cum APC, Shri Predeep Kumar Jena, IAS, Govt of Odisha, Regional head, Shri Sandeep Saha, APEDA and Chief General Manager, Shri C Udaybhaskar, NABARD, Odisha. The millet ...

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