Sorghum is an indigenous crop to Africa, with domestication having taken place there around 5000 – 8000 years ago. It is a principle cereal crop of the world. It is the world`s fifth major cereals in terms of production and acreage. It is grown under semi-arid monsoonal tropical regions of the world. It is a drought tolerant crop; generally it is grown in Kharif rain-fed situations as well as irrigated situations. Few varieties are under Rabi situations. Sorghum yields are affected by the occurrence of aberrant climatic conditions. The crop genetically suited to hot and dry agro – ecologies where it is difficult to grow other food grains. Rich in Zinc and Iron content in sorghum.