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Kodo-Kutki dishes should be included in the menu of Tourism department hotels 27.2.2020 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that the production of Kodo-Kutki should be doubled and along with its procurement, its products should be branded at the international level.  The Chief Minister has instructed to include Kodo-Kutki dishes in the menu of the Tourism department’s hotels and set up their sales center mandatorily. Kamal Nath was reviewing the Millet Mission at the Mantralaya. Promotion of organic farming of Kodo-Kutki The Chief Minister said that tribal farmers should sow these crops up to 50 percent along with extension of one and a half time in the sowing area of private sector. For this, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development should prepare a well-planned strategy with the cooperation of private sectors.  The Chief Minister said that organic farming of these crops should also be encouraged. With this we will be able to increase the income of farmers by 20 to 25 percent. In the meeting, Principal Secretary Farmer Welfare and Agriculture Development Ajit Kesari informed that ...
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Need to usher nutrition revolution in the country: Vice President 3.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for ushering a nutrition revolution in the county by creating women nutrition-warriors or change leaders at the hamlet level. Addressing the gathering after presenting the Outlook Poshan Awards 2019 under the “Outlook Speak out-Poshan” program on nutrition, organised by Outlook India, here today, the Vice President said the change leaders must create awareness and provide counseling by visiting every home in villages and hamlets in rural areas.
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Make millets a heritage crop: Millet Sisters 31.5.2018 Hindu: Cities
Demand inclusion of millets in PDS
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International Women's Day: Patriarchy, market-driven economy undermine crucial role of women in Indian agriculture 8.3.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
While roles are now changing, women have always played a significant and critical role in agriculture.
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Take a grain check: There’s more to the Indian diet than polished rice and wheat 12.1.2018 Hindu: Agriculture
It is now forgotten that before the Green Revolution, millets made up 40% of all cultivated grains
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5 yrs after Food Security Act, poor Indians to get millets at Rs 1/kg 11.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
So far, only a few states such as Karnataka and Tamil Nadu had made available millets and that too only in certain pockets
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Popularising millet cultivation through biodiversity festival 31.10.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Local communities serve participants with dishes made of millets
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Decoded: How does bajra survives extreme heat, drought 19.9.2017 HBL: Home
Scientists, including those from India, have decoded the genome of bajra and discovered how the crop survives high temperatures and drought, a finding that may help boost production of other cereals ...
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Why our plates, fields must have more millets than rice 12.9.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Why our plates, fields must have more millets than rice
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Scanty rainfall dashes hopes of farmers in Madurai district 7.8.2017 Hindu: News
They could not go ahead with ‘kuruvai’ cultivation this year since the majority of wells have gone dry
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DDS campaign for local seeds 26.5.2017 Hindu: National
DDS starts initiative to create awareness on local crops
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Karnataka taps chefs to promote millet recipes, boost consumption 22.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
State to offer subsidised seeds, assured market & bonus in addition MSP in order to promote millets
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TN agriculture dept asks farmers to explore millet, pulses due to water shortage 21.4.2017 TOI: Chennai
At a time when Tamil Nadu is witnessing acute water shortage due to monsoon failure, the state agriculture department has sought farmers to explore less water intensive crops like millet and pulses.
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In times of drought, millets may be a boon for Karnataka farmers 19.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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How Karnataka is transforming state’s humble and traditional food into an urban delight 8.4.2017 ET: Agriculture
Ragi (finger millet), the staple diet food of southern Karnataka was down from 7.88 lakh hectares in 2010-11 to 6.46 lakh hectares in 2012-13.
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We want to position millets as alternative to oats and quinoa: Karnataka Agri Minister 7.4.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
Karnataka, the first State to formulate an organic farming policy way back in 2004, has stepped up measures to spread the concept among farmers in recent years. Also, it has been working on rebuilding...
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Curated 8-course menu, heady wines make for perfect ambience (Foodie Trail - Gurugram) 2.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
It can't get any more niche than this: A curated eight-course meal, accompanied by four different wines, only on Saturdays, within a tony club, arguably the swishest in this tech hub adjacent to the national capital, restricted to 14 diners and one that doesn't really burn a hole in the pockets of those who want to raise fine dining to the next level.
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Depleting water level at Mettur dam has left them high and dry 8.11.2016 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Local farmers hailing from villages in the vicinity of Mettur dam have not evinced any interest in raising the usual cash, millet and horticulture crops in the dry water spread area of the dam this se...
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1,200ha of millet cultivation to go under mechanisation 30.8.2016 TOI: All Headlines
1,200ha of millet cultivation to go under mechanisation
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Mela to popularise sowing millet tomorrow 25.8.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Mela to popularise sowing millet tomorrow
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