Millets Magic-Share your recipe contest

Millets Magic-Share your recipe contest
Start Date :
Oct 25, 2022
Last Date :
Dec 25, 2022
23:45 PM IST (GMT +5.30 Hrs)

Millets are collective group of small seeded annual grasses that are grown as grain crops, primarily on marginal land in dry areas of temperate, subtropical and tropical regions. ...

Millets are collective group of small seeded annual grasses that are grown as grain crops, primarily on marginal land in dry areas of temperate, subtropical and tropical regions. Climate Resilient Millets are grown in 131 countries. It is an ancient food grain with the first plant domesticated for food, the earliest evidence of which is found in Indus civilization dating back to 3000 BC. Millets are traditional food for 59 crore people in Asia & Africa.

Millets are coarse grains and a repository of protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals. They include sorghum (Jowar), pearl millet (Bajra), finger millet (Ragi/Mandua) and small millets viz; little millet (Kutki), kodo millet (Kodo), barnyard millet (Sawa/Jhangora), foxtail millet (Kangni/Kakun), proso millet (Cheena) all together comes under Millets which is now called as 'Nutri-Cereals' due to their high nutritive value.

International Year of Millets-2023

The U.N. General Assembly adopted a resolution, sponsored by India and supported by more than 70 countries, declaring 2023 as the International Year of Millets. The resolution is intended to increase public awareness on the health benefits of millets and their suitability for cultivation under tough conditions marked by climate change. Ministry of Agriculture & Famers Welfare would be the nodal ministry for International Year of Millet (IYoM)-2023 celebrations. ln fact, India is now taking the lead in popularizing the theme in a strong manner at the international level through various campaigns.

MyGov along with the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare is organizing a recipe contest inviting short videos of millets recipe.

Technical Parameter
a. Short millets recipe in video format only and provide the link of the video in description box.
b. Duration of the recipe should be 5-10 minutes.
c. Winner shall be required to provide the millets recipe in DVD/Pendrive/email after the declaration.
d. The millets recipe should be usable on every platform of government organization like Radio, TV, Conference, Seminar, Mela etc.

Last Date of Submission is 25th December 2022

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