• Director, IIMR, suggesting for a policy for mainstreaming millets to Hon'ble minister of Agriculture, Shri. Pocharam Srinivas Reddy

  • National biodiversity day and National workshop on Millets

  • Dr B Dayakar Rao, CEO Nutricereals interacting with new inducted incubatees

  • Millet diversity on display during National biodiversity day

  • Tamil Nadu farmers being explained about the diversity in millets germplasm

About the research centre

Indian Institute of Millets Research (IIMR) upgraded from Directorate of Sorghum Research (DSR), is the central agency to work on all aspects of millets research and development under the auspeces of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). While the main centre at Hyderabad campus is principally engaged in both basic and strategic research on millets, region-specific research and services are organized through two other centres - Solapur in Maharashtra and OSN, Warangal in Telangana.

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About Millets


Millets are ancient Super grains the reservoirs of nutrition for a better health. Millets (sorghum, pearl millet and small millets) are the important food and fodder crops in semi-arid regions... More

Mandate

 

To conduct basic and strategic research to increase productivity of millets and their diversified utilization for enhancement of profitability...

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Technologies

 

The millet based varietal and value added technologies encompassing the products, processes and packages may be utilized to enhance income to the millet growing farmers, processors and millet based industries...

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