millets

Government, technology help needed to boost millet cultivation in Telangana, opine experts

In Telangana, where millet cultivation has been on the negative side for decades, there is a dire need to regain its lost glory.

published on : 15th January 2022

Steady diet of millets boosts growth by 26-39% in children, finds study

The study undertaken by seven organisations in four countries and published in the journal Nutrients, is a review and meta-analysis of eight prior published studies.

published on : 12th January 2022

Rabi trends reveal big shift from paddy to alternatives

The acreage of maize, groundnut, pulses like Bengal gram, Black gram and Green gram and millets has especially increased in the state.

published on : 29th November 2021

Treat yourself to healthy sweets from this Tiruchy professor this Deepavali

The start-up sells 10 varieties of cookies like white lotus, banana stem, vallarai, thoothuvalai, avarampoo, hibiscus, moringa, amla and mudakkatran keerai.

published on : 30th October 2021

Shobha Karandlaje asks Karnataka to support export of millets

Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shobha Karandlaje on Tuesday urged Karnataka to support sustainable agriculture by increasing the export of millets.

published on : 22nd September 2021

India becoming destination country for healthy foods like millets: Tomar at G-20 agri meet

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar was participating in the G20 Agriculture Ministers' Meeting, one of the ministerial meetings organised as part of the G20 Leaders Summit 2021.

published on : 19th September 2021

Millet based diet can help in managing blood glucose levels

Eating a millet-based diet can reduce the risk of developing type-2 diabetes and help manage blood glucose levels in people with diabetes, suggests a new study.

published on : 4th August 2021

Only lifestyle change works on diabetes: Study

According to the study, including millets in one's diet helps to combat diabetes.

published on : 30th July 2021

Millet cultivation in Andhra holds promise as UN declares 2023 "Year of Millets" 

Scientists said the reason for the emphasis on the cultivation of millets is climate change and future food security, with millet being an economically viable and less water-intensive crop.

published on : 19th July 2021