Q. With reference to Millets consider the following statements:
1.Millets have higher nutritional values compared to rice and wheat.
2.Bihar is the leading producer of millets in India.
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A

Statement 1: Millets have superior nutritional values in comparison to highly consumed cereals such as rice and wheat. Millets are rich in calcium, iron, and fibers that help in fortifying essential nutrients for the healthy growth in children.

Statement 2: The statement is incorrect. India’s top five millet producing states are Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

Source: PIB