Promotion of Millets Cultivation:
Millet Cultivation For Health And Nutrition
SVA with financial support from Government of Odisha, has been promoting Millet Cultivation in Narla and Sinapali blocks of Kalahandi and Nuapada districts respectively. This year the target is to work with 1000 tribal farmers but eventually the numbers is to increase in the coming years.
For this programme WASAN – a support NGO based in Hyderabad is providing technical support and at the district level ATMA (a unit of Agriculture Department) is providing extension support to the farmers. This year the major thrust has been to introduce line sowing of Ragi and Finger Millets along with System of Millet Intensification (SMI)