Achievements

A.Expertise developed (training, projects undertaken etc.)

Training programmes on capacity Building

Sr. No. Topics No of trainings / Year
 1 Sustainable agriculture 176
 2 Food & Fruit processing 100
 3 Animal husbandry &household poultry 144
 4 Medicinal plants (Sustainable harvesting, primary processing & use) 50
 5 Technologies for climate smart villages 60
 6 Inland Fishing technology 150
 7 Organic horticulture& forestry (Cashew nut, Emblica, Jack fruit) 145
 8 Production & management of Non conventional energy sources 15
 9 CBOs promotion and sustainable management 590

B.Technologies developed and disseminated / innovations

  1. Agriculture technologies (seed bank, LEISA Technique)
  2. Food processing technologies (Ragi Papad, Ragisatva)
  3. Fruit processing technologies (Jack fruit jam and chock lets)
  4. Herbal processing technologies (Powder, Oil, kalpa/granules)
  5. Cane & Bamboo processing (furniture and articles)
  6. Animal husbandry & dairy (fodder varieties, herbal veterinary practices)
  7. Low cost circular carp hatchery (Fish seed production, rearing, water reservoir management)
  8. Non conventional energy sources (Electricity through Gassifier)
  9. Traditional Water Tanks

C.Promotion of people institutions / local organizations promoted

Sr. No. People institutions / Local organizations / CBOS Number
 1 Co-operatives 66
 2 likeminded organizations 4
 3 SHGs 520
 4 farmers group 200
 5 watershed committees 28
 6 Agri. Diploma school 1

D.Co-operatives promoted

S. N Co-operative field / processing No. Business / product
 1 Agriculture 10 Vermi composts, traditional crops
 2 Women Industrial  1 Food & Fruit processing Papad, floor, pickle, jam, pulp etc
 3 Herbal 1 Medicinal plant processing  (Churna, kalpa, granules)
 4 Cane & bamboo 1 Craft, articles & furniture
 5 Milk co-operatives 30 Milk collection
 6 Fishery 15 Fish rearing & harvesting
 7 Microfinance 2 Finance management
Total 60

E.Business model(s) developed

  1. Food & fruit processing
  2. Vermin composting
  3. Herbal processing
  4. Cane and Bamboo processing
  5. Milk collection / dairy
  6. Circular carp Hatchery (Fish seeds)
  7. Fishery – Fishing and marketing of fish

F.Areas of influence (village/block/district) etc.

Remote, inaccessible villages from western Ghats, Konkan and Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.

Sr. No Dist. Block No. of villages
 1 Satara Satara

Patan

Man

5

168

17

 2 Raigad Mahad

Poladpur

Mhasala

93

17

9

 3 Ratnagiri Devarukha 28
 4 Palghar Palghar 65
 5 Thane Javhar 25
 6 Sangali Tasgaon

Miraj

29

4

 7 Chandrapur Poburna 11

G.Linkages with S&T Institutions/resource persons / R&D agencies

S.N Name of technical Institution Linkage for
 1 Fishery College, Ratnagiri Inland fishery. Low cost circular carp hatchery
 2 Fishery university, Versova Inland fishery. Low cost circular carp hatchery
 3 Balasaheb Savant Konkan KrishiVidyapeeth (BSKKV) Inland fishery. Low cost circular carp hatchery
 4 IIT Pavai – CTARA Solar dryer
 5 ARTI, Pune Renewable energy sources
 6 Gangotri, Pune Renewable energy sources
 7 Maharashtra Energy Develop. Agency (MEDA), Pune Renewable energy sources
 8 FRLHT, Bangalore Medicinal plant project
 9 BAIF, Pune Animal husbandry
 10 MPKV, Rahurie 10 Agriculture technologies & Diploma in Agri. Polytechnic
 11 Krishi Vidnyan Kendra, Borgaon (Satara) Agriculture technologies & Diploma in Agri. Polytechnic
 12 AFARM, Pune Watershed  development

Award/Recognition

S.N. Award Title / Recognition Year
 1 Rajiv sheth Sabale award 2000
 2 Sarada Equal opportunity  Award 2000
 3 Vanashri  Award 2000
 4 Vasant rao Naik Award 2001
 5 Shikshan Yogi  Award 2002
 6 Mahadev Balwant Natu Award 2003
 7 Shri G. M. VidhayakKritishilataPuraskar 2010
 8 Shivajirao Sawant smurti Samaj kary Puraskar 2010
 9 Shivajirao Sawant smurti Samaj kary Puraskar 2012
 10 Maharashtra state Livelihood Mission (MSRLM) 2014
 11 Biotechnology National Award 2015
 12 Best Fish Farmers NGO (ICAR-CIFE) 2017
 13 Nominated as Technical director in the planning committee of inland fishery 2017

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