Millets Sowing is done

Millets     Sowing     is done at Kookan and Padikka kanadam  Paddy Fields  in  Ooramana  village in  Ramamangalam Panchayat  –Ernakulam  District

As  suggested  by  the  government of India  ,  United Nation’s  FAO—Food & Agricultural  Organization  as  declared  the   year  2023  as  the International Year of  millets  (  IYOM). The newly  formed  Global Millets  Foundation ( GMF)  jointly  with  Kisan Service  Society  (KSS) of India,  took up the first  millets  cultivation at Ooramana  village at the Kookan  and Padikkakandam  rice  fields today .The  function was  attended  by  large  number of  farmers and   the    stakeholders  of  KSS and  GMF.

The meeting was  chaired  by  the  Local KSS  president  Mr.  Anil Vadakkedam and addressed by  Dr.  KM George, Mr.  Joy Mookenthottam—Pala,  Mr.  AM Muhammed   former IG  of  CRPF ,  Mr.  Nasar Ezhutenikkad, Mr.  MA Joy and  Mr.  Aby Kuriakose.

The  seed  sowing was  performed  by Mr.  AM Muhammed , Mr.  Joy Mookenthottam, Dr. KM George,  Mr.  TP Kuriakose , Mr.Anil Vadkkedam, Mrs  Kunju mole  Yesudas, MA Joy and  Mrs. Ally  Kuriakose.

The   seeds  of little millet ( Chamaa), Finger millet ( Raggi),  Fox  tail millets( Thinna) were  sown.

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