Bhubaneswar:1/11/23: Odisha will become the first state to organize a two-day International Convention on Millets at Janta Maidan here on November 9th & 10th.
A press conference on International Convention on Millets (ICM) organised under the Chairmanship of Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Empowerment, Ranendra Pratap Swain in the presence of Dr. Arabinda Kumar Padhee, Principal Secretary, Department of Agriculture & Farmers’ Empowerment and Prem Chandra Chaudhary, Director of Agriculture & Food Production at Auditorium Hall of Krushi Bhawan.
Under the leadership of the Chief Minister, Odisha has also dedicated 10th November as Millet Divas. Taking it to the next level, the Government of Odisha will become the first state to organise a Two-day International Convention on Millets at Janta Maidan, Bhubaneswar on November 9th & 10th. The theme of the ICM is Millets – Ancient Grains for Modern Challenges. It will consist of farmer engagement activities, displaying emerging technologies and machinery, experience centers, technical sessions, policy roundtables, B2B meetings, International Food Festival, Quiz competitions, Cooking competitions, and many more.