Millet Mission

Article: “Millet Mission launched to boost agriculture sector in State”


  • With a view to expanding and increasing millet cultivation across the state, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma launched Assam Millet Mission.
  • The day which marks the launching of Assam Millet Mission is targeted to raise nutrition quotient and doubling of farmers’ income.
  • The mission will also increase crop productivity and contribute to crop diversification.
  • With the launch of the millet mission, the farmers of Assam can diversify their cropping practices and other than conventional crops, they can extend their farming to grow millets.