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BSF Organized Special Seminar On Use Of Millets.

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Agartala, 24th of June, 2024 : On 24 June 2024, at BSF Tripura Frontier headquarter; a special session was organized to encourage the use of millets among families of Seema Praharis. Shri Khadar Vali, Padma Shri recipient of 2023, known as millet man of India, conducted the seminar. Delivering the lecture in the seminar, he emphasized upon the benefits of millets for leading a healthy life.

Millets are full of vitamins, minerals, fibers etc. and have more nutritional content than conventional grains. In BSF messes, millets are being extensively used in the food preparation. It will also be pertinent to mention here that Food and Agriculture Organization and United Nation has recognized 2023 as International year of Millets for awareness about health and nutritional benefits of Millets.

Senior officers, troops and their family members were present during the seminar. The seminar  will certainly go a long way in motivating the BSF personnel to adopt millets in their daily diet and lead a healthy lifestyle.

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