Educational Visit to "Global Millets (Shree Anna) Conference"
18th - 19th March 2023
Dronacharya College of Engineering, Gurugram conducted an educational visit to “Global Millets (Shree Anna) Conference” on 18th-19th March, 2023. The conference was organized by The Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare at IARI Campus PUSA, New Delhi. Dr. J R Ansari (Associate Professor APS Dept. – DCE) along with 35 students of B.Tech first year attended the conference.
The conference was inaugurated by the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi. The United Nations General Assembly designated 2023 as the International Year of Millets (IYM).
The students went to the technical session and the expo, where more than 100 vendors presented millet and goods made from millet. The "International Year of Millets" offers a special chance to promote millets as an essential part of the food basket by boosting global production, ensuring efficient processing and consumption, encouraging improved crop rotation, and fostering better connectedness throughout food systems.
Students of DCE interacted with one of the member Mr. Prabhat Kumar from the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), Govt. of India.
It was indeed a great opportunity for the students to attend the Global Millets (Shree Anna) Conference.