National Millet Summit 2023

The National Millet Summit 2023, taking place on May 6th and 7th at SRMIST Kattankulathur Campus in Chennai, is a free workshop aimed at promoting millet cultivation and consumption in India, in celebration of the International Year of Millets.

The National Millet Summit 2023: Innovations in Millet Science and Technology is a significant event that aims to promote the cultivation, consumption, and value chain of millet in India. This article highlights the key features of the summit and its importance for a healthy and sustainable future.


Millets are nutritionally rich, climate-resilient, and cost-effective crops with enormous potential to address food security, malnutrition, and climate change challenges. The International Year of Millets 2023 has provided an opportunity to highlight the importance of millets while also encouraging their cultivation and consumption.

Key Features of National Millet Summit 2023

The National Millet Summit 2023 will focus on the following key areas in the millet value chain:

  • Technological advancements
  • Novel product options for niche markets
  • Interventions in a national nutrition mission
  • Strategies for nurturing entrepreneurs, FPOs, and farmers
  • Enabling start-ups, skill promotion, and employment generation
  • Market and export promotion strategies
  • Sharing of cases of successful entrepreneurs

The National Millet Summit 2023, scheduled for 6th & 7th May 2023 at the SRMIST Kattankulathur Campus, Chennai, is a significant event marking the International Year of Millets. The summit will bring together millet stakeholders from across the country to focus on key areas in the millet value chain.


Events Highlights

The following events are organized as part of the National Millet Summit 2023:

  • One-day Workshop for 3000 participants (Delegation of Scientists, industrialists, FPOs, SHGs, and Students) on 6th May 2023.
  • Two-day Expo accommodating 200 stalls (Private agencies, Government Departments, Academic institutions, FPOs, SHGs, NGOs, and other stakeholders) on 6th & 7th May 2023.
  • B to B & B to C Meets & sharing of success stories on 6th & 7th May 2023.
  • Competitions on creative skills for students and other stakeholders.
  • Awards & Recognition for millet stakeholders

Who can participate 

Who can participate in the National Millet Summit 2023? The following groups of people and organizations are encouraged to participate in the summit:

  • Millet Entrepreneurs: those who are involved in millet production, processing, and marketing, and are looking for new opportunities to grow their business.
  • Millet Start-ups: those who have innovative ideas and technologies to enhance the millet value chain and create new millet-based products.
  • FBOs, NGOs & FPOs: those who work with farmers, women’s groups, and other communities to promote millet cultivation, consumption, and value addition.
  • Academicians, Researchers & Students: those who have conducted research, developed new technologies, or written about millet from different perspectives, and want to share their knowledge and learn from others.
  • Government/Private Organisations: those who are involved in policy-making, funding, marketing, or extension services related to millet and want to network with other stakeholders.
  • Any Aspiring Individuals: those who have a passion for millets, want to learn more about them or are interested in exploring new career opportunities in the millet sector.

The summit will provide an excellent opportunity to showcase your organization’s products, outcomes, and innovations to a large number of dignitaries, scientists, farmers, visitors, and the public. Your participation and support will contribute to the success of the event and promote the cultivation, consumption, and value chain of millets.

The National Millet Summit 2023 is a unique opportunity to promote millets as a key crop for a healthy and sustainable future. Let us come together to make this event a grand success and pave the way for a millet revolution in India.

📝 Details

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📋 Registration Link

  • Workshop Registration –  Register Here
  • Expo Stall Booking Form (Stall allotment will be first cum first serve basis) – T&C –  Register Here

☎️ Contact 

  • Dr. K. A. Athmaselvi (Assoc. Professor, NIFTEM-T)
    Mob: 9600007823
  • Dr. K. Srinivasan, (Adjunct Faculty, NIFTEM-T)
    Mob: 9842639565
  • Dr. S. ThirugnanaKumar ( Professor & Head SRM College of Agriculture Science)
    Mob 9788598493
  • Dr. A. Anbarassan (Assistant Professor & Head {VC} SRM College of Agriculture Science)
    Mob: 9566622737
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