To create awareness on importance of millets in attaining food security, health benefits and nutrition United Nation's General Assembly (UNGA) declared 2023 as International Year of Millets (IYM) upon resolution proposed by India. On the antecedent of IYM-2023 Agricultural Research Station, Tandur has organized awareness cum farmer scientist interaction meeting on improved technologies in rabi sorghum at Rythu Vedika, Belkatoor (V), Tandur (M), Vikarabad Dist. on 27-09-2022 under ICAR-IIMR frontline demonstrations on Popularization of improved technology to maximize production of rabi sorghum under rainfed conditions in coordination with Department of Agriculture. Sri. Kaluvala Shekar, Scientist Senior Scale (Agron.), AICRP on Rabi Sorghum has welcomed the guests on the dais and briefed about the importance of these outreach programmes on sorghum under which nutritional benefits of sorghum, current area and sorghum statistics were discussed along with main motto of 2023 as an International Year of Millets. Dr.K.Sujatha, Scientist Sr. Scale (GPBR), AICRP on Rabi Sorghum has explained to the farmers on measures to be taken especially selection of seed, varietal features of Tandur Jonna-1, importance of seed treatment, pest and disease management etc. Sri. Kaluvala Shekar has emphasized the adoption of improved management technologies to increase the productivity in the farmer's fields. He explained the importance of weed management and residual water management by compartmental bunding for higher grain and stover yield in sorghum and improved practices of wild boar management through solar fencing, HDPE Nylon nets. Alerted the farmers on pest & diseases in field crops along with measures. Under FLD's 25 bags of Improved sorghum variety Tandur Jonna-1 seed each of 4 kg along with information material on sorghum improved practices were distributed by the sorghum scheme scientists in presence of Department Officials C.Rudramurthy, Assistant Director of Agriculture, Tandur, MAO, Tandur to the identified sorghum cultivating farmers of Belkatoor & Chittighanapur Villages of Tandur Mandal. Then under farmer scientist interaction meeting the queries raised by sorghum farmers were addressed by Scientists team. Later on a diagnostic field visit was conducted in farmer's cotton field and remedial measures were suggested to the farmers on diagnosed problems. In these programmes public representatives, Sri. Madan mohan, Sarpanch, Belkatoor, K. Srinivas, AEO, Belkatoor cluster, print & electronic media personnel and about 50 farmer participants were attended.