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Indian Institute of Millets Research

Indian Institute of Millets Research (IIMR) is a premier agricultural research institute engaged in basic and strategic research on sorghum and other millets under Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).

IIMR coordinates and facilitates millets research at national level through All India Coordinated Research Projects on Sorghum, Pearl Millet and Small Millets and provides linkages with various national and international agencies. Read More

Combined Annual Group Meeting Of Millets
27th June 2024
28th June 2024
International Year of Millets (IYoM) 2023 - News
Video link of the foundation stone laying ceremony of Regional Research Station on Pearl millet of ICAR-IIMR, Hyderabad at Gudamalani, Barmer, Rajasthan, 27 Sept 2023.
ICAR - IIMR International Nutri-Cereal Convention (INCC) 5.0 27th & 28th November 2023
ICAR - IIMR National Nutri-Cereal Convention (NNCC) 4.0 - 23rd & 24th September 2022
International Conference on Finger Millet 2022, January 19-22, 2022, UAS Bangalore
Nutri-Cereals Multi-stakeholders’ Mega Convention 3.0 -- 17th & 18th September 2021


To transform subsistence farming of millets into a globally competitive climate resilient nutri-cereal enterprise through value-addition to meet food, feed, fodder, nutrition and bio-fuel requirements of the country for equitable prosperity through millets.


  • Basic and strategic research to increase productivity of millets and their diversified utilization for enhancement of profitability.
  • Coordination and development of improved crop production and protection technologies of millets.
  • Training and consultancy on millet production and utilization.
  • Dissemination of technologies and capacity building.

ICAR-IIMR - Ensuring Legitimate Place for Millets in Global Food Basket