IIT Bombay and India Tourism Mumbai commemorated the International Year of Millets (2023) by organising a joint workshop on February 28, 2023, at P.C. Saxena Auditorium. Large numbers of students from various Mumbai colleges attended the workshop.
Mr. Jerson Fernandes, Executive Chef at Novotel Mumbai, hosted the session. Mr. D. Venkatesan, Regional Director (West and Central Region), India Tourism, welcomed the attendees and introduced the guest speaker.
Mr. Fernandes spoke about the importance of millets and why they are referred to as a superfood. He also conducted an on-the-spot quiz at the end of the workshop. Students, staff, and faculty from the Institute also took part in the workshop.