Government Of India had proposed to United Nations for declaring 2023 as International Year Of Millets (IYOM). The proposal of India was supported by 72 countries and United Nation’s General Assembly (UNGA) declared 2023 as International Year of Millets on 5th March 2021. Now, Government of India has decided to celebrate IYOM, 2023 to make it peoples’ movement so that the Indian Millets, Recipes, Value Added Products are accepted globally.
So that RNB Global University’s School Of Agriculture organized a Guest Lecture on related to international year of millets 2023 for all the agriculture students. The resource person Dr. P.C. Gupta and Dr. A.K. Sharma, professor of Genetic and plant breeding Department, SKRAU, Bikaner, spoke on the topic celebrating The International year of millets 2023. Guest faculties explain why millets are beneficial for the farmers and especially the small farmers. In fact, the crop gets ready in a very short time, and does not require much water either. Millets contain Plenty Of Protein, Fibre, and Minerals. Many people even call it a Super food. Millets have many benefits, not just one. Along with reducing obesity, they also reduce the risk of Diabetes, Hypertension, and heart-related diseases. Along with that, they are also helpful in preventing stomach and liver ailments. Millets are also very beneficial in fighting malnutrition since they are packed with energy as well as protein.”
They explain how millets can be a game-changer for India’s Nutritional Programme. The session was very interactive and interesting. The session was ended with distribution of millets products with all students and faculty