ICAR - Indian Institute of Millets Research - Host Institute
Nutrihub-TBI, is Hosted at Indian Institute of Millets Research (IIMR). ICAR-IIMR is a premier agricultural research institute engaged in basic and strategic research on sorghum and other millets under Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).
IIMR coordinates and facilitates Millets research at national level through All India Coordinated Research Projects on Millets, Pearl Millet and Small Millets and provides linkages with various national and international agencies.
Equipped with manpower of 48 scientists in 17 disciplines supported by 41 technical, 21 administrative and 27 supporting staff distributed in its main center at Hyderabad, and the two regional stations at Centre on Rabi Sorghum (CRS), Solapur and Off-Season Nursery, (OSN) Warangal.
" To transform subsistence farming of millets into a globally competitive climate resilient nutri-cereal enterprise through value-addition to meet food, feed, fodder, nutrition and bio-fuel requirements of the country for equitable prosperity through millets. "
Mandate of IIMR
Basic and strategic research to increase productivity of millets and their diversified utilization for enhancement of profitability.
Coordination and development of improved crop production and protection technologies of millets.
Training and consultancy on millet production and utilization.
Dissemination of technologies and capacity building.