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Vol. 12, Special Issue 9 (2023)

Empowering tribal women through value addition of minor millets

Author(s):
Dr. Narendra H Tayade and Dr. Birbal Sahu
Abstract:
Minor millets are one of the important traditional food groups that have been moved out of the regular diets in the recent past. Recognizing the lack of modern processing facilities as one of the major obstacles in promoting millets. Self help group members has set up processing units and processed products like kodo rice, utai rice and ragi atta (finger millet) are supplied to 245 Anganwadi centers of district and through Anganwadi centers these processed products has been given to an anaemic women and malnutrition effected children by preparing kodo/kutki khichadi and ragi halwa as supplementary feed. They have earned Rs 7.43 lakh by supplying 2490 qt processed kodo/kutki/ragi into different Anganwadi centers within one year from these processed products.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Narendra H Tayade and Dr. Birbal Sahu. Empowering tribal women through value addition of minor millets. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(9S): 1580-1581.
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