Agriculture Minister Shri Ravindra Choubey inaugurated the newly constructed “Millet Cafe” within the Indira Gandhi Agricultural College campus right here immediately. On this Millet Cafe, varied dishes created from Kodo, Kutki, Ragi and different small grain crops – Idli, Dosa, Poha, Upma, Bhajiya, Kheer, Halwa, Malt, Cookies in addition to Chhattisgarh’s conventional dishes Thethri, Khurmi, Arsa created from them , Chakoli, Sevai, Pidhiya and many others. will likely be out there to most people. Other than this, different merchandise created from small grain crops will even be out there on the market.
Millet Cafe has been began to generate consciousness among the many common public about small grain crops and to advertise their use. This would be the first millet cafe to be run by any college within the nation. This millet cafe will likely be operated by Krishi Vigyan Kendra Raipur and small grain dishes ready by varied ladies self-help teams will likely be offered right here. It’s noteworthy that preserving in view the nutritious and wholesome values of minor cereal crops, the yr 2023 has been declared as Millet Yr by the United Nations to advertise its use. On the inauguration ceremony of Millet Cafe, Chief Minister’s Agriculture Advisor Mr. Pradeep Sharma, Agricultural Manufacturing Commissioner Dr. Kamalpreet Singh, Chairman cum Managing Director of Nationwide Seeds Company, New Delhi Dr. Maninder Kaur Dwivedi, Vice Chancellor of Indira Gandhi Agricultural College Dr. Girish Chandel, Senior officers of Agriculture and Horticulture Division and senior officers and scientists of Indira Gandhi Agricultural College Administration have been current.