Millet Divas Celebrated in Ganjam 

Chatrapur: Mandia Divas or Millets Divas is being celebrated in Ganjam district on the occasion of the first Thursday of Margasira month.

Keeping in view the importance of Millets in fulfilling the nutrition needs of people, helping farmers with alternate crops and popularizing the usage of millets, the Government of Odisha has decided to celebrate the super food by dedicating a day for it.

In Ganjam district, this special day was celebrated with great enthusiasm.

CDO-cum-EO, ZP, Ganjam Keerthi Vasan V attended the Millet Divas celebration at Ganjam Haat outlet in Tampara Lake view park.

Mission Shakti WSHG members have prepared an array of millet based food items to offer to the visitors and to promote consumption of millets.

BeMC Commissioner J Sonal participated in Madia Divas celebrations in Berhampur.

Odisha has become the first state in the country to celebrate Millets Divas this year.

Odisha’s efforts to promote millets from farms to plates through Millet Mission are giving boost to nutritional security and farm income. Promotion of nutrient-rich & climate resilient millet across 85 blocks in 15 districts has earned it Best Millet Promoting state.

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