Google Arts & Culture and India’s Ministry of Agriculture Celebrate Millets with Digital Exhibition

Google Arts & Culture and India's Ministry of Agriculture collaborate on a digital exhibition titled "Millets: Seeds of Change."

  • Google Arts & Culture and India’s Ministry of Agriculture collaborate on a digital exhibition titled “Millets: Seeds of Change.”
  • The exhibition highlights the nutritional benefits, ecological resilience, and global significance of millets, with a focus on India’s leading role in millet production.
  • Notable chefs contribute millet recipes, while interactive elements enrich visitors’ experiences, making it an engaging exploration of millets’ importance.

Google Arts & Culture and India’s Ministry of Agriculture have teamed up to present a groundbreaking digital exhibition titled “Millets: Seeds of Change.” This collaboration aims to shine a light on the rich history and global importance of millets, with a special focus on India’s leading role in millet production. Through this innovative showcase, visitors can delve into the nutritional benefits, ecological resilience, and potential solutions to food security challenges offered by millets.

The launch event at Krishi Bhavan featured notable figures such as Shri Manoj Ahuja, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, and Amit Sood, Director of Google Arts & Culture. Their remarks underscored India’s commitment to sharing agricultural knowledge with the world and leveraging technology for cultural preservation. The exhibition itself offers a wealth of information on millets, including their various types, cultivation methods, and culinary uses. With contributions from renowned chefs like Chef Thomas Zacharias, who provide mouthwatering millet recipes, the exhibition aims to spark interest in millets and promote their revival globally. Visitors can engage with interactive elements like quizzes and crosswords, making their exploration of millets both educational and enjoyable.