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Pearl Millet

The most extensively cultivated millet is pearl millet. Large stems, leaves and heads characterize this summer cereal grass. Bajra is a type of millet and is one of the most cultivated crops in India.

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Sorghum

Sorghum, also known as jowar, is a cereal grain that is grown in India. Sorghum is a crop from the Gramineae family that is high in carbohydrates and has the scientific name Sorghum bicolor L.


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Finger Millet

Another significant staple grain in Eastern Africa and Asia is finger millet, often known as ragi in India and Nepal). At the top of the stem, the plant has many spikes or "fingers."

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MILLETS AT GLANCE

“Millets are one of the oldest crops known to humans and can grow in adverse weather conditions with marginal irrigation requirements. They were first domesticated in Asia and Africa and later spread across the globe as a cereal crop for the evolving civilizations.”



LOCAL TO GLOBAL MARKETS FOR INDIAN MILLETS

"Eat Millets Stay Healthy"



41% Share

Global Production in 2020
(Source: FAO)

15.92 Million MT

India Production of Millets in 2021-22
(Source: MoA&FW)

64.28 US$ Million

India Exported Millets in 2021-22
(Source: DGCIS)