Bhubaneswar, : A ‘Millet Shakti’ outlet was inaugurated at Krushi Bhavan premise by agriculture minister, Arun Kumar Sahoo.
Shaktimayee SHG Federation supported by Department of Mission Shakti will manage the outlet and serve many millets-based snacks and dry items for officers and visitors of Krushi Bhavan. Ragi cookies in multiple flavors like jeera, kalajeera, milk, kaju and sugar free will be served in the outlet.
This outlet is a joint initiative of Odisha Millets Mission and Mission Shakti. It is part of creating awareness on millet consumption and promoting millets-based enterprises. This outlet is first in office space to provide millets-based value-added products available for consumers. Many other outlets will be initiated in school, college, hospital, and office premises based on the success and demand of this outlet.
Similarly, a cafeteria was also inaugurated in the premises of Krushi Bhawan today by Sahoo. Being leased out on annual tender the cafeteria is to be operated by Jayakamal Catering Service which will cater to the food requirement of the employees of Krushi Bhawan.