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- One key aspect of the scheme is the post-harvest handling of millets, involving establishment of units for processing and value-addition. Composite millet processing centres, costing Rs 4,00,000, that handle de-stoning, de-hulling, flaking and rava- making, are to be established across the country towards this end.
- Millets are among the oldest food grains. For generations, farmers have been cultivating millets using mixed-farming techniques.
- Despite the proven advantages of mixed-farming systems, INSIMP is trying to promote intensive mono-cropping of millets.
- Green Revolution style, high external-input agriculture is being advocated through this scheme and the use of chemical inputs is being promoted.