National Year of Millets Current Affairs, GK & News

NITI Aayog- UN WFP agreement to diversify Food Basket

NITI Aayog and United Nations World Food Programme (UN WFP) have agreed to diversify the food basket. Both the organisation signed a Statement of Intent on December 20, 2021. Key Points Partnership between NITI Aayog and UN WFP focuses to mainstream the millets and support India in taking a lead internationally in knowledge exchange amid ..

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UNGA declares 2023 as “International Year of Millets”

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has declared the year 2023 as “International Year of Millets”. The resolution to declare the year was sponsored by India. The resolution was adopted by consensus and the support of over 70 nations out of 193. Highlights This news was shared by the India’s Permanent Representative to US Ambassador, ..

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2018 to be observed as National Year of Millets

Government has approved 2018 as National Year of Millets to boost production of the nutrient-rich millets and the sunrise agri industry involved in it. Earlier in November 2017, India had forwarded proposal to United Nations (UN) for declaring year 2018 as ‘International Year of Millets’. Significance Observation of Year of Millets will help in promotion ..

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