Against the grain: why millet is making a comeback in rural India

Against the grain: why millet is making a comeback in rural India

Read full article @ The Guardian Photo Credit: NEN Nagaland Nagaland farmers are bringing back the ancient crop – said to have near-miraculous powers – as a less water-intensive alternative to rice Whülü Thurr is a staunch believer in ancient farming traditions....
DC urges farmers to focus on millets

DC urges farmers to focus on millets

Read article @The Hindu Photo Credit: ICRISAT Mandya Deputy Commissioner M.V. Venkatesh has urged the farming community in he district to focus on growing Siri Dhanya (millets) owing to its high nutritional value and increasing demand in the market. He was addressing...
Karnataka to get a ‘green’ budget this year

Karnataka to get a ‘green’ budget this year

Read full article by Pearl Maria D’Souza @ENS PC: ICRISAT BENGALURU: A green index is being developed for every government project and each department will be assessed for its eco-friendliness, Principal Secretary, Karnataka Forest, Ecology and Environment,...
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