Bhubaneswar, Oct 25: The Odisha Millets Mission (OMM) visited Bhubaneswar, leaving a memorable impression on the residents. The "Know about Odisha's Millet" event was held at the Esplanade Mall in Bhubaneswar from October 21st to 22nd. The event was inaugurated by Mr. Sarat Kumar Parida, CDAO cum PD ATMA Khordha and with the primary aim of raising awareness about millets among the community. Jesika Sahu, the district coordinator from OMM also graced the event with her presence.
The event commenced with the hosts introducing the Odisha Millets Mission and explaining its purpose to the audience. Following a series of local performances that captivated the crowd, a humorous comedy skit shed light on the prevalence of unhealthy eating habits in a relatable manner.
Renowned TV and film comedians Sujit Kumar Jena and Chandini and Dolly brought laughter to the venue, while renowned singer Kuldeep created an unforgettable evening of entertainment. With captivating Odia and Hindi melodies, the event generated a vibrant atmosphere that kept the audience entertained and dancing throughout.
To maintain high levels of excitement, the Odisha Millets Mission planned various quirky and competitive games that kept participants on the edge of their seats. Winners of these thrilling contests had the chance to receive exciting surprises and gift hampers, enhancing the overall sense of anticipation and enjoyment.
OMM, a flagship initiative of the Odisha state government, has been employing innovative and exciting approaches to promote the consumption of millets in the state. As part of these efforts, a series of entertaining events called "Know about Odisha's Millet" is being organised in the top 20 cities of Odisha.
These innovative efforts by the Odisha government have established a potent platform. Regional events like this not only capture the attention of a wide audience but also have the potential to make a lasting impact on the health and well-being of the state.