ICAR-IIMR lauds Apollo's efforts to serve super food millet to patients
Nutrihub CEO felicitates Dr Sangita Reddy of Apollo Hospitals as they set up India’s first cloud kitchen for super food millet-based cuisine to serve it to their patients
Hyderabad: Nutrihub the incubator and a commercial facade of Indian Institute of Millets Research – ICMR, to nurture startups and to take millet promotion across the country, announced its initiative to popularise super food millet consumption by patients at Hospitals. This holds enormous significance, as UN has declared the year 2023 as the International Year of Millets.
On the occasion, Dr B Dayakar Rao, CEO of Nutrihub, felicitated Dr Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group; for being the first Hospital in India to proactively serve super food Millet to patients at Apollo Health City.
Dr B Dayakar Rao said: "As you all are aware, UN General Assembly declared 2023 as the International Year of Millets. This was proposed by India, the UNO agreed to it and 74 countries supported it. So, India will be the leader to take it forward to the other countries. As part of the run up to the International Year of Millets, one of the initiatives is the collaboration of ICAR-IIMR with Apollo Hospitals to reach the goodness of millets to the patients."
Super food millets are rich in high proportion of healthy nutrients. They offer multifarious health benefits to curb several lifestyle ailments. Apollo Hospitals has set up first cloud kitchen for millet-based cuisine, which was commended and awarded as the best cloud kitchen in India by IIMR-ICMR.