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Experts stress organic farming for healthy food
1st October 2018
The Pioneer...

In a workshop held here on Saturday organized by Nirman in collaboration with the Nabakrushna Chaudhury Centre for Development Studies (NCDS), the Odi...

Extended Odisha Millet Mission To Benefit 5 Lakh Farmers: CM
1st September 2018
OB Bureau...

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said that the state government has decided to extend the Odisha Millet Mission which will benefit about five ...

Odisha plans to introduce millets in PDS, mid-day meal by year end
1st September 2018
Deepanwita Gita Niyogi, Down to Earth Ne...

The initiative will be launched in nine districts in a phased manner over a period of five years. In order to ensure that people take to consuming mil...

62 blocks of 12 districts included in Millet Mission (Odisha)
2nd August 2018
The Daily Pioneer...

In an effort to enhance farmers’ income, 62 blocks of 12 districts have been brought under the Millet Mission. The activities of the mission were re...

Millet mission in 5 more districts
2nd August 2018
The New Indian Express...

In a bid to enhance farmers’ income and deal with nutritional deficiency, the State Government has expanded Odisha Millet Mission to 32 blocks of fi...

Odisha Govt decides to add 62 blocks under Millet Mission
2nd August 2018
The Statesman News Service...

Odisha government has decided to add 62 blocks of 12 districts under the existing Millet Mission....

Odisha millet mission to cover more districts
1st August 2018
IANS (Bhubaneswar) ...

The Odisha government has brought 62 blocks of 12 districts under the millet mission to enhance farmers' income in the state....

Millets to be included in Midday Meals
20th March 2018
The Pioneer (Bhubaneswar)...

The State Government has decided to include minor millets like Suan and Kangu in the midday meal and Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) prog...

Rs 100-crore package for Odisha Millets Mission
20th March 2018
The New Indian Express (Bhubaneswar)...

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced another package for the farmers under which the State’s Millets Mission will be expanded by spendi...

Odisha: Millet meals twice in a week for children
20th March 2018
Deccan Chronicle...

It will be served in mid-day meals....

Rs 100-crore push for millets
20th March 2018
The Telegraph India...

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced extension of Odisha Millets Mission to 11 districts of the state, for which Rs 100 crore will be spe...

Odisha Millet Mission launched to ensure nutrition security
19th March 2018
Minati Singha, Times of India...

In a bid to deal with nutritional deficiency Odisha government has decided to promote large-scale production of millets in tribal pockets under Odisha...

Odisha to spend Rs 100 crore for expansion of millets mission
19th March 2018
The Indian Express (PTI - Bhubaneswar)...

Under the mission, millet cultivation took place around 7,444 acres of land across seven districts during kharif 2017-18 and now the state government ...

Millet Magic for Health Freaks in (Bhubaneswar) City
9th March 2018
Soumika M Das, The New Indian Express (B...

At a time when the government is trying hard to promote the consumption and production of millets across the State, volunteers of the mission have fou...

Millet Mission to tackle nutrition in Odisha's Nuapada
18th February 2018
The New Indian Express...

The State Government has decided to introduce traditional small millets to feed children at anganwadi centres in the district shortly. This will repla...

Humble Millets Nutrition Revolution
9th January 2018
The Indian Express (Bhubaneswar) ...

In 2017-18, the State Government launched a special programme for promotion of millets in tribal areas to improve nutritional security....

Press Release for SKOCH Award 2017 to Millet Mission Odisha
23rd December 2017
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The Special Programme for Promotion of Millets in Tribal Areas (Millet Mission Odisha) has won the SKOCH Award 2017 - Silver and SKOCH Order-of-Merit....