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  project name ~ Millets Initiative in Kadri

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  Project Name

 

Millets Initiative in Kadri

  NGO

 

The Covenant Center For Development

  Category

 

Other

  District

 

Anantapur

  State

 

Andhra Pradesh

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 920000

 

  Year Approved

 

2012

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

     

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Sunitha Gorty

 

Seattle

 

  Caption

 

 

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  Summary

 

 

This is an initiative to revive millet cultivation in the farmer community and encourage more and more farmers to take millet cultivation. This initiative is to also spread awareness among people about millets in general and the various millets products in particular.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

- So, far 259 farmers have been encouraged and have taken up millet cultivation and the yield was good. - There is lot of awareness among people about millets and demand for them is slowly increasing. - Government has promised to include millets in mid day meal schemes for 2 days in a week in Anantapur diet, but has not yet implemented.

 

  Goals

 

 

Goals - - To encourage farmers to take up millet cultivation. - To spread awareness among people about millets - To work with other NGOs and groups to encourage millet cultivation. - To expand the inclusion of millets in government schemes.

 
 

  


 
 
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