Odisha Millets Mission (Special Programme for Promotion of Millets in Tribal Areas) – Directorate of Agriculture & Food Production, Odisha
SKOCH Award Nominee
Category: State – State Department
Sub-Category: Agriculture, Food Processing and Food Safety
Project: Odisha Millets Mission (Special Programme for Promotion of Millets in Tribal Areas)
Start Date: 2017-02-28
Organisation: Directorate of Agriculture & Food Production, Odisha
Respondent: Ms Kalpana Pradhan, Scheme Officer, Odisha Millets Mission, Directorate of Agriculture & Food Production, Govt of Odisha
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Ms Kalpana Pradhan, Scheme Officer, Odisha Millets Mission, Directorate of Agriculture & Food Production, Govt of Odisha at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Thanks to all NGO partners throughout the Millets producing Disticts of Odisha to make the Odisha Millet Mission a grand success and enable the State as “Best Millet promoting State” under POSHAK ANAJ AWARDS by ICAR-IIMR & FAO.
Special thanks to team WASSAN whose years ago dream for enhancing of livelihoods of Tribals of the State though promoting millet cultivation and improving practices of cultivation gets fulfilled in a formalized manner and still a lot to be done.
Remembering late Dr. N.K. Sanghi, Former Advisor, WASSAN, on this occasion whose vision during 2007 to see Odisha as a Millet rich State comes true.
Odisha Millet Mission is a good project for farmers.
A project that changes lives of small holder tribal farmers!
We are privileged to be a part of this initiative. Nice presentation. Best wishes.
Thank you very much Sir.Your vote is precious to us.
A great initiative to provide sustainable financial security to tribal odisha
Millets are climate smart and environment friendly crops. Millet Mission really brings smiles on the faces of farmers. Let us join hands for nutrition security along with income security. All the best.
Very good for scheme for giving remunerative price to small millet and value addition of a tribal produce.
Great initiative by the Govt. of Odisha towards nutritional Security.
Feel proud to initiate and an important part of “Special Program for Promotion of Millets in Tribal Areas of Odisha” nick named Odisha Millets Mission since January 2016 to January 2020, the initial years for convincing, liasioning, making others understanding, promoting, adapting were really hard task.
It is for the 2nd time this program is going to be awarded by SKOCH.
Wishing all the best.
Sanjay Kumar Pani
One of the best initiatives for the rural farmers especially tribal farmers of Odisha to continue the traditional nutri- cereals in their diet. Best wishes
Finest exhibition for improvement of nutritional supplementation in rural odisha along with livelihood
Considering the Climate change future crops to encounter the vagaries of climate change are the millets and the the initiatives taken by the department is praiseworthy and I feel proud to a part of OMM since its inception in Sundargarh district.
Odisha Millet Mission, the wonderful initiative and it has created a place in the heart of small and marginal tribal farmers of Odisha. It has addressed the food and nutritional security and the important, it has improved the livelihood of the farmers. Women stepped out and taking the lead.
This project has given me immense pleasure and happiness to work with the farmers. Definitely, in the coming days, it will create more opportunities for our farmers.
Great initiative targetting nutritional security for tribal,internal pockets of the State.Can be emulated by other States having substantial millet grown areas.
Rejuvination of ancient agricultural practice by uplifiting tribals …incredible effort by department….cheers for millet mission
Farmers to be an active performer in farming cycle
Remunerative project for small Tribal farmer.
A very good initiative to keep the tradition alive.
Millet consumption deceased diabates patients as well millet production incrases economical status of odisha ftribal farmers
Outstanding efforts by government of Odisha towards promotion of nutritional security.
Good initiative to boost rural economy, revival of traditional food security and nurturing the biodiversity.
Odisha Millet Mission, the wonderful initiative and it has created a place in the heart of small and marginal tribal farmers of Odisha.
OMM is a state of art and forward thinking schematic initiative to promote the millets, which are nutritious as well as climate Smart crop. I really appreciate the entire team for their great work. My best wishes to the team.
Good efforts in providing nutritional security through Odisha Millets Mission programme.
A very nice programme
Great initiative to augment production & productivity of nutritionally reach millets to carter to the need of these foods in changing lifestyle & health requirements.
Very good initiative for nutritional security and utilisation of marginal uplands with low cost cultivation
Very good initiative by Govt of Odisha . The crop seed is required for every citizen of India for nutrition and medicinal value.
A very good initiative by govt of Odisha Agriculture &FE dept. By this the livelihood of farmers will be improved & nutritional value will be enhanced.
Good initiative for populaising minor miletes.
Excellent for averybody
OMM is synonymous to agricultural development in tribal areas.