To commemorate the International Year of Millets (2023), IIT Bombay and India Tourism Mumbai organized a joint workshop on February 28, 2023 at P.C. Saxena Auditorium. Students from various Mumbai colleges attended the workshop in large numbers. Mr. Jerson Fernandes, Executive Chef at Novotel Mumbai, hosted the session. Mr. D. Venkatesan, Regional Director (West and Central Region), India Tourism, welcomed everyone and introduced the guest speaker.
Mr. Fernandes spoke about the importance of millet and why they are referred to as a superfood. He even 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.