UNGA adopts India-backed resolution to declare 2023 as International Year of Millets, PM Narendra Modi expresses gratitude

UNGA adopts India-backed resolution to declare 2023 as International Year of Millets, PM Narendra Modi expresses gratitude

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New Delhi: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Wednesday (March 3) unanimously adopted a resolution sponsored by India to declare 2023 as the International Year of Millets.

The resolution was initiated by India with Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Russia and Senegal and was co-sponsored by over 70 nations.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday (March 4) expressed gratitude to all the nations who initiated and co-sponsored the resolution.

"India is honoured to be at the forefront of popularising Millets, whose consumption furthers nutrition, food security and welfare of farmers," Modi said in a tweet.

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