College hosts Mission Millet 2023

The College hosted Sir Vithaldas Thackersey College of Home Science (Autonomous), SNDT Women’s University, Juhu, Mumbai conducted Mission Millets: Mainstreaming Millets for a Smart, Sustainable Tomorrow on February 24- 25, 2023 at the Juhu Campus.

The recordings of the Plenary Sessions conducted as part of this seminar are posted below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Registration Link & Fees for the Event:

  1. Delegate – Early Bird (Till Feb 10, 2023) – Rs 1,500.00
    Regular (Till Feb 21, 2023) – Rs 2,000.00
    Registration Link: Click here.
  2. Students – Early Bird (Till Feb 10, 2023) – Rs 500.00
    Regular (Till Feb 21, 2023) – Rs 750.00
    Registration Link: Click here.
  3. International – Early Bird (Till Feb 10, 2023) – $ 50.00
    Regular (Till Feb 21, 2023) – $ 75.00
    Registration Link: Click here.

Mission Millet: Mainstreaming Millets for a Smart, Sustainable Tomorrow

DATE : February 24 & 25 , 2023
VENUE : Sir Vithaldas Thackersey College of Home Science, Juhu

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2023 as the International Year of Millets (IYM 2023) to raise awareness of, and direct policy attention to the nutritional and health benefits of millets and their suitability for cultivation under adverse and changing climatic conditions. With the aim to create awareness and increase production & consumption of millets, the Government of India has also declared 2023 as the International Year of Millets. Through the year, the Government of India along with key stakeholders within academic and research institutes, industry, non-governmental and governmental bodies have planned to conduct a series of interactive activities to promote the sustainable production of millets.

Objectives of the Event

  1. Build awareness and accelerate mainstreaming millets for nutrition, improved livelihoods and ecological benefits.
  2. Discuss challenges and solutions for making millets accessible to the masses so as to ensure nutritional as well as food security.
  3. Facilitate discussions for business opportunities in innovation of millets.
  4. Spread awareness about the innovative ways of inclusion of millets into mainstream and functional diets.
  5. Collate structured feedback to enhance research inputs and policy through the research paper presentation and experiences shared during the conference.

Target Participants

  • Faculty
  • Student and Industry Researchers
  • Practising Medical Professionals
  • Dietitians
  • Food Scientists
  • Food Technologists

Event Highlights

  • Scientific Conference: Orations, Fireside Chats, Multi stakeholder Panel Discussions, Keynote Speech, Expert Talks, Paper and Poster presentations.
  • Public Forum: Revival of Millets from Grandma’s Kitchen and Millet Walkathon.
  • Demonstrations & Community Competitions: Smart Switches and Tribal Menus.
  • Industry Platform: Product sampling, Technical Sessions and Award Night.

Themes for the Event

  • Millets Awareness and Acceptability
  • Millets Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Millets in Clinical Settings
  • Millets for Wellness and Sports Performance
  • Millets, Climate Change and Sustainability
  • Millets for Food Security and Agricultural Practices

For further details, please write to us at missionmillets2023@gmail.com

Download the full brochure here: Brochure Mission Millet Feb 24 & 25, 2023.

 

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