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  1. 1. Rural Communes  SRI symposium Report    First Draft   SYMPOSIUM AND BRAIN STORMING WORKSHOP ON   SYSTEM OF RICE INTENSIFICATION ON   23 – 24 November 2009  Introduction: Sir  Dorabji  Tata  Trust  (SDTT),  SRI  NGO  Partners  and  Rural  Communes  (RC)  had  planned  a Symposium and Brain Storming Workshop on System of Rice Intensification (SRI) with active collaboration  with  the  Department  of  Agriculture,  Government  of  Maharashtra  and Yeshwantrao  Chavan  Academy  of  Development  Administration,  YASHADA,  in  order  to promote  Rice  Cultivation  for  benefitting  small  &  marginal  farmers  for  food  security.  Mr.  V. Ramani the Director General YASHADA took personal interest in contacting & convincing Mr. Prabhakar Deshmukh ‐ Agriculture Commissioner (State Agriculture Department). The active participation and interaction was planned for the SDTT – SRI NGO Partners – Chaitanya, Amhi Amchaya  Arogyasathi,  Shramjivi  Janata  Sahayyak  Mandal,  Matrumandir,  Parivartan,  GYPM, BAIF‐MITTRA, Centre for Experiential Learning, RC‐Jawhar & Mokhada and District & Taluka Agricultural  &  Technical  Officers  from  11  Districts,  Research  Officer  from  Research  Centre were invited for this two days Symposium and Brain Storming Workshop at YASHADA, Pune.  SRI  Resource  Persons  from  ICRISAT‐WWF,  Hyderabad,  SRI‐Secretariat,  Bhubaneshwar, People’s Science Institute, Dehradun, Center for World Solidarity, Civil Society Organisation, Orissa and Department of Agriculture, Tripura were invited.  Senior Officials from Agricultural Department, NABARD, YASHADA, NGOs, Media and SRI Farmers from Rajgurunagar, Junnar, Chakan  of  District  Pune  and  Farmers  from  District  Raigad  participated.    The  main  objective was to share experiences and to promote SRI practices in the Maharashtra State.    Demonstration of SRI techniques & methods was put up by SDTT SRI NGO Partners specially on Raised Bed Nursery, Mat Nursery, Single Planting, Spacing between plants, Different types of  Weeders  &  Markers,  various  traditional  &  improved  varieties  of  seeds,  posters, photographs and bunch of Rice with Tillers.  Objectives:- • To create awareness among farmers, Agriculture Department about SRI method  • To encourage farmers to do paddy cultivation by SRI methods   • To  linkages  &  collaboration  between  NGOs,  Agriculture  Department.,  Agriculture  colleges/ universities, farmers  1  
  2. 2. Rural Communes  SRI symposium Report    First Draft   • Experience Sharing of the SRI experts who implemented the SRI in different Districts,  States of India.  • Promotion & up scaling  of SRI at State Level  Actual Program: The program has initiated with lightening of lamp by chief guest Mr. V. Ramani IAS, Dr. Sanjiv Phansalkar, Mr. Biswanath Sinha & Dr. Sudha Kothari. The first session started with the addressing speech of Mr. V. Ramani. In his speech he mentions that now days India needed the second green revolution. Without increasing the cultivation area we need to see that how can we increase the production/ productivity of land? This workshop will be helpful/ fruitfulto get more information/ knowledge on it. And at the end of his speech he welcomes allfor the workshop.The next addressing speech given by Dr.Sanjiv Phansalkar, in his speech he saidthat in India around 125 districts, 150 NGOpartners & 80,000 farmers has covered bySDTT under SRI program. He says that formore promotion & up scaling, NGOs &government should come together & planjointly for future intervention.After that Dr. Sudha Kothari has given heraddressing speech in that she gave thanksto Rural Communes for facilitating this program. In her speech she ensure that in lastseason we reached to limited farmers but in next season definitely will reach to morefarmers. The different techniques used in SRI gives reliefs to women farmers & in lesscost of production get the more profit from the SRI method. 2  
  3. 3. Rural Communes  SRI symposium Report    First Draft  At the end of the Session Mr. Biswanath Sinha has given presentation on SDTT Experience of promoting SRI in India. Initially he gave the brief introduction on activities taken by SDTT. He has mention that SDTT emphasis on reaching out to small and marginal farmers mainly in rain fed and hilly, mountainous, undulating areas. At present SDTT working with 161 NGO partners in 104 Districts in 10 States. SDTT has initiated the SRI program in 2003 with the view of food security. Initially they started the program with 5 NGOs & they got the good result from it; hence they decided to reachmore farmers in India. He also gave the statistical data of the SRI program implementedin India. He gave thanks to all NGO partners to successful implementation of program.He believes that in future this program will beaccepted by farmers in large number.After completing the presentation all guesthonored by farmers by giving the Rice (Bouquet)as a symbol of Rice programAt the end of the session Dr. Murlidhar GodeChairperson of Rural Communes gave vote ofthanks to all honorable guests.Second session: The second session was moderated by Mr. Biswanath Sinha. The first presentation was on Experience of the Maharashtra in last kharip season, which was presented by Ms. Trupti Kadam (SRI Anchor person, Rural Communes). In her presentation she gave the details of the SRI program which was implemented by 9 NGO partners in 11 districts with 2093 farmers on 424 acres of land. She also mentions that the farmer is a great scientist; though he always searches the different ways to improve his land’sproductivity. In her presentation she also focuses the basic principles of the SRI whichhas to be followed for the better results. 3  
  4. 4. Rural Communes  SRI symposium Report    First Draft  The next presentation was done by Mr. Bijay Senapati (Civil Society Organization,Orissa). He focuses on the organization’s outreach program for SRI; in which he showsthe statistics of program. 12 Districts, 13 NGO Partners, 22 co-partners, 34 blocks, 131Grampanchayat, 995 villages & 9562 farmers covered by Civil Society Organization. Hementioned the strategies, approaches, initiatives taken by CWS, advocacy initiatives,capacity building & the different IEC material developed by CWS under SRI program.Now CWS is also experimenting the various other crops following SRI practices; forexample wheat, sugarcane, pulses & millets.After that Mr. Debashish Sen presented onthe experience of the Deharadun in SRI.SRI implemented the Deharadun byPeople’s Science Institute. His presentationfocus on the different experience they gotfrom Himachal Pradesh & Uttarakhand.They did various experiment on Rice as wellas Wheat. For the promotion of the SRI theyused different audio-visual media. He saidthat initially it is difficult for the farmers toaccept SRI method as an agriculturepractice but they can slowly accept this method by doing. Now days PSI isexperimenting the SRI method in various other crop i.e. Tomato, French beans, Soyabeans & maize etc… Farmers are also experimenting on low cost organic manure. The last but not least presentation done by Dr. Vinod Goud (WWF-ICRISAT, Hydrabad). He shares the experience in sugarcane cultivation by using SRI practices which is named as Sustainable Sugarcane Intensification (SSI). WWF- ICRISAT initiated the work on SSI from 2004. He also mentioned that the major problems in sugarcane cultivation & impact of the sugarcane industries. He has given the stress on basic six principle of the SSI. i.e. Raising nursery using single budded chips, Transplanting young seedlings (25-35 days old), Maintaining widerspacing (5X2 feet) in the main field, Providing sufficient moisture to plants & avoidingflooding of water in the field, Encouraging application of organic manures, better culturaland plant protection measures, Practicing intercropping to utilize land effectively. After 4  
  5. 5. Rural Communes  SRI symposium Report    First Draft  that he shows that the benefit of the SSI & different initiatives taken by WWF-ICRISATfor the promotion of SSI. He said that NGO has greater role in promoting SSI.On these whole session some queries has been raised by participants & those queriesanswered by experts.Session Third:This session moderate by Dr. HimanshuKulkarani (ACWADAM, Pune) and the sessionwas on experience of Maharashtra in differentclimatic zone. All representatives of the NGO& research center were honored by Rice(Bouquet).The first presentation was done by Dr. P.R.Choudhary on SRI in heavy rainfall area. Heexplained the whole SRI method. He alsosuggests that don’t use the cono weeder forthe weeding/ tilling but farmer should use the 50 % compost (Cow dung) during tilling.The next presentation was presented by Dr. Satish Gogulwar one of the NGO Partnersrepresentative. The organization name was Amhi Amchya Arogyasathi, Gadchiroli. Thisorganization implemented the SRI program in 5 blocks of Gadchiroli District. Hementioned that the different strategies use for the implementation of the SRI program.He shared the experience of implementation of SRI in kharip season. In Gadchirolidistrict AAA has been collaborated with Agriculture Department & implementing the SRIactivities in field which help to develop plots of the SRI.After that MITTRA organization presented the experience of the organization in Thane,Nashik, Chandrapur districts. Mr. Kailas Andhale mentioned in his presentation thedifferent activities initiated by MITTRA for the implementation of the SRI program.After that Mr. P.Satish (Chief General Manager, NABARD) given his address speech inthat he mentioned various schemes of NABARD which will help farmers to get financialtechnical support from NABARD. He gave brief information on village developmentprogram; farmers club through these farmers can get benefit. He said that NGOs andNABARD in joint collaboration can implement the activities like SRI effectively.Comments given by farmers & other Participants: 1. Block  level  workshops  should  be  organized  for  awareness  among  farmers  &  promotion of SRI.   2. Advantage & disadvantage of the technology should be mention in workshop.  5  
  6. 6. Rural Communes  SRI symposium Report    First Draft   3. Dr.  Choudhary  explain  that  why  farmers  were  not  ready  to  accept  the  SRI  method  easily; he said that the scarcity of the labor during the actual transplantation & there  is a requirement of the level land for SRI plots which is not easily available in Konkan  region.  Experience of the Farmers from Raigad & Pune districts.Mr. Ramdas (farmer) from Junner block shared the experience with participants that; hehas in last kharip season taken one small plot of SRI through which he got good result &in next season he is ready to cultivate his whole land by SRI method.Mrs. Vimal (Woman Farmer) from Junnerblock given the information on how she haspractice the SRI method in her field. She hasexplained each stage of SRI in her sharing.She used the traditional variety of seeds forthe SRI method.Mr. Dilip (Framer) from Khalapur block saidthat many people laughed at him when hedevelop the SRI plot in his field, but samepeople now come to his field to see the plotbecause he got double crop from his field.He also uses the organic fertilizers in SRI Field.Mrs. Yashoda Wagh (woman framer) she explained that how she got the double cropfrom the SRI plot & now she has prepared her mind to cultivate whole land by SRImethod in next season. Now days she also encourage the other farmers to accept thismethod.Forth Session:Collaboration between Government, SDTT, Yashada & NGOs.The collaboration focus on how to upscale the SRI in Maharashtra state, howgovernment & NGO can work together for the implementation of the SRI. HowAgriculture department, NGO, Agriculture University & YASHADA can contribute topromotion of SRI.Panelist: 1. Mr.Tushar Das 2. Dr. Vinod Goud 3. Mr. Ingale 4. Dr. Sudha Kothari 5. Dr.Satish Gogulwar 6. Mr. S.S. Bagul 7. Dr. Sanjiv Phansalkar 6  
  7. 7. Rural Communes  SRI symposium Report    First Draft  Dr. Sanjiv Phansalkar was moderator ofthe session. He gave the opportunity toeach panelist to share his/her views oncollaboration & how they can contribute inpromotion activity of SRI.Mr. Ingale:He gave the information on the differentresources which can be access by farmersfor their benefit. YASHADA can providethe capacity building training to the mastertrainers, farmers, etc. He also told aboutthe free helpline for the farmers i.e. 1551 on which farmers can get the latestinformation about agriculture. These services are provided in 55 places in Maharashtra.Dr. Sudha KothariShe said that for the local leadership development at village level the SHGs should form& from those members we should develop the local resource person.Require block level workshop to train farmers groups while for this process neededGovernment and NGO’s collaboration.Mr. S.S. BagulHe focuses on government and agriculture department role for promotion of SRIpractices. He said that Agriculture Department Officers should play the role of mentorfor the farmers so they can guide them time to time.Dr. Vinod GoudNeeded separate structure for promotion of SRIEstablishing regional recourses to promote SRI he gave example of Agro one newspaperSupport system need to be developed like skilled/ experiential labor.Government works in scheme mode not in project mode so even SRI can beimplemented in scheme mode. Compare to NGO, government work very less in actualfield.There should be a need to develop some method which will be the combination of theGovernment’s & NGO’s working method. 7  
  8. 8. Rural Communes  SRI symposium Report    First Draft  For the promotion of the SRI, there is a need to develop Master trainers & these trainersshould be paid for their services.Government should prepare the small packets of seeds (5-10 kg.) At present in marketwe only get around 30 kg. Packet (In SRI method framers require only 2-3 kg. seeds forper Acer)To get the information on SRI from resource center government should develop theresource center at Block level.Mr. Tushar DasThe goal of the NGO & Government is same but the way of working is different at theinitial stage of collaboration. Hence we need to focus limited area at the initial stage &should work on holistic development.Dr. Sanjiv PhansalkarAs moderator Dr. Sanjiv Phansalkar at the end of the session gave his view on wholesession; he said that NGO cannot work in all sectors at a time hence we needed thegovernment to help so in jointly both can work efficiently.At a time NGO cannot work every were so NGO should select the 10-12 villages, planfor them as per need & focus on it, then only the villages/ farmers can get the Benefit ofthe program.The session was ended with vote of thanks given by Mr. Dilip Akhade from the RuralCommunes who given thanks to all participants as well as the YASHADA whosupported for the program on different level.Conclusion:The objective of the program was to share the different experience on SRI & learn fromit so in future it will help to prepare plan. The second objective was to get activeparticipation of the government department (Agriculture) & their acceptance tocollaborate with NGO for the implementation of the SRI program. Expected SeniorOfficials of Agriculture Departments were not attended the program due their officialwork but still representatives who attended the program given their inputs at their level.YASHADA also shown interest in SRI promotion still they are not actually working onSRI component. 8  
  9. 9. Rural Communes  SRI symposium Report    First Draft  Brain Storming Session - 24th November 2009Venue:-Lezim hall,YASHADA Raj Bhavan Complex, Baner Road, Pune – 411 007Resources Persons:-Mr.Bishwanath Sinha- Sir Dorabaji Tata TrustMr. Bijay Senapati –Civil Society OraganisationMr.Tushar Das –SRI Secretariat BhuvaneshwerDr. Vinod Goud – WWF – ICRISAT, HydrabadDr. P.R Chowdhary , Regional Agriculture Research center, KarjatObjective:- • Contribution of the Agriculture Department, NGOs & Agriculture Research Center to improving the quality of SRI extension. • Experience of the Government department in implementation of the SRIActual Program:-Beginning of First session Mr. Biswanath Sinha said to introduce each other.After introduction, participants shared their experience about SRI Firstly Mr. A.D. Barde Taluka Agriculture Officer, Maval, Pune share his experience - he said “instead of discussing on SRI achievement we should discuss about problems raised while implementing SRI practices”. At present already farmers spending extra inputs in farming/ cultivation activities, so we need to pay attention how it can be reduce and increase productivity. Technology should be low-cost and it should bevery easily accessible to farmers. Technology should reach to farmers without anyadditional expenditure. 9  
  10. 10. Rural Communes  SRI symposium Report    First Draft  Mr. B.M. Musmade T.A.O- IgatpuriHe said we are discussing about benefit of SRI but we have to discuss aboutdisadvantage of SRI practices too. According tohim, SRI method is not useful in Western Ghatbecause this area is comes under heavy rainfallarea (2500-3000mm). We should find out thealternative where the standing water level ishigh. He also tries to grab the attention of theparticipant to the problems face by farmersduring transplantation; scarcity of the labour atthe time of transplanting & now days the rate oflabour is also very high. Now days we also facing the problem of climate change onwhich Akola Agriculture University & Konkan Agriculture University need to worktogether & should do research on it.On these presentation Mr. B. Sinha has gave his comments as follows; • In  agriculture  departments  presentation  ground  level  problem  has  been  taken  into  consideration.  • The  weeders  provided  to  farmers  are  not  enough  good  quality  weeder  which  may  influence the field.  • SRI  is  not  implemented  in  some  areas.  But  SRI  is  shown  very  good  results  in  Chattisgarh, Manipur, Orissa, and Maharashtra states.   • All  NGO  should  think  together  for  the  implementation  of  SRI  because  farmers  also  gave good response to SRI.  After this Mr. B. Sinha has given the group task for the participants; for that he made 6groups of the participants. In each group 7-8 members were there. The task was todiscuss the issues given to them & write down the recommendation, suggestions on it. The issue was 1. How to provide quality extension support to  farmer for SRI?  2. What should be the strategy for up scaling in  your  area  in  close  collaboration  with  all  players  including  farmers,  government  research institutes & NGO?   10  
  11. 11. Rural Communes  SRI symposium Report    First Draft  Each group had a discussion on these issue & the time was given to them was onehour. Before the group presentation Mr. B. Sinha has shown one film on SRI whichfilmed in Deharadun (People’s science Institute).The film contain that women labour’s workload get reduce due to the use of weeder &the women who are practicing the SRI gets the time for their other activities as well asfor their family. SRI method is the symbol of prosperity in today’s lifestyle.Session second:This session moderated by Dr. Murlidhar Gode inwhich each group’s representative suppose to presenttheir discussion points.Group’s findings/ points are collectively as follows;For the improvement in quality extension of SRI weshould work on 1. Each  farmer  should  do  soil  testing  of  his/her  land   2. Use of the Hybrid & improved seeds   3. Farmers should get Crop insurance   4. Farmers should know different Nursery technology   5. Need for Human resource management   6. We should pay more attention towards Inter cultivation/ tilling   7. Organize Agriculture workshop   8. Awareness on problems   9. Village level protection of farms   10. Collective pest management   11. We  should  utilize  the  water  resources  like  farm  pond,  river  and  drainage  to  develop  control farming.   12. To encourage farmers, we should keep some prizes    13. We  should  form  the  groups  of  farmers  at  village level & facilitate them the training   14. For  very  small  and  marginal  farmers  or  at  the  collective  approach  implementation  should  the  farmers  develop  common  collective nurseries?   15. Maximum utilization of the green manure.   16. We  should  initiate  the  farmers  club  in  which they can learn & share new technology of the agriculture.   11  
  12. 12. Rural Communes  SRI symposium Report    First Draft   17. For the quality improvement, we should implement the SRI activities with Government  schemes.   18. Seed should be provided in small quantity packets to the farmers   19. Weeders should be provided as a quality assurance.    20. Information on seeds should be provided to the farmers & make sure the availability of  the seeds at market.   21. More attention should be given to marginal farmer   22. Time management should be there in SRI planning.   23. For the implementation of the new agriculture technologies in field, we should focus on  youth.   24. Demonstration should be developed in both seasons.  Strategies for the up scaling the SRI in your area: 1. Government  department,  Agriculture  University  &  NGO  should  come  together  for planning.   2. Should organize the agriculture workshop for farmers  3. Group discussion between farmers & Experts   4. Maximum utilisation of Local Media’s for spreading knowledge   5. Exposure  visits  to  the  different  field  of  farmers  6. Organize  exhibition  for  the  farmers  &  experts.  7. We  should  develop  the  pamphlets/  posters/ leaflets on SRI.  8. On  block  level  there  should  be  resource  committee who will manage the different  resources required for the SRI.     Question & Answer:The question was asked by some participants that, will collective nursery raising isuseful? The answers were given by other participants is as follow: - Yes, it is useful because already it has practiced in Chandrapur district area on around  3.5 ha. area of Land which was successful. This method also gets the subsidy from the  government.  Through this method we can provide the seedlings to those farmers who  have water facilities in his/her farm.   12  
  13. 13. Rural Communes  SRI symposium Report    First Draft   - In SRI method it has seen that even in storm situation or heavy rainfall the standing crop  doesn’t get affected where in traditional method the crops suddenly gets affected. One  of  the  NGO  partners  from  Satara  district  share  his  experience  with  photographs  that  how in this season at the time of harvesting sudden rain has came & still the SRI field  was  stands  well  in  storm  but  other  farm’s  crops  fall  down.    Mr.  B.Sinha  also  share  experience from other state where the same storm situation occurred but SRI field was  stands well & get 90 tillers from same field.  At the end of this session Ms. Trupti Kadam has given vote of thanks to the allparticipants & Yashada who provided require facilities to the workshop. Ms. Trupti Kadam Ms. Sandhya Sardar 13  
  14. 14. Rural Communes  SRI symposium Report    First Draft   List of the ParticipantsChief Guest Sr.  No   Name of the Guest    Designation   Organisation name   1  Dr. Sanjive Phansalker  Team leader   SDTT  2  Dr. Vinod Goud   Special Project Scientist  WWF‐ICRISAT   3  Mr. V. Ramani   IAS, Director General,    YASHDA  4  Mr. P.Satish   Chief General Manager,   NABARD   5  Mr. Bijay Senapati   Project Officer NRM   Centre for World Solidarity CWS  6  Mr. Debashish Sen   Director  Peoples Science Institute, Deharadun   Reginol Agriculture Research Center,  7  Dr. P.R. Chowdary   Agronomist   Karjat   Senior Program Officer &  8  Mr. Bishwanath Sinha   Chief Promotor of SRI   Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, Mumbai   9  Mr.Tushar Das  Executive Project   SRI Secretariat Agriculture Department ORGNISATION/  Sr.No  NAME  DEPARTMENT  ADDRESS OF ORGANISATION  1  A.D. BARADE  T.A.O.,Agri., Dept.   T.A.O, wadgaon, maval  2  A.S. MAGAR  T.A.O.,Agri., Dept.   Tal.Bhivandi, thane   3  ASHOK. B. CHAVAN  T.A.O.,Agri., Dept.   T.A.O, Pen, dist‐Raigad  4  B.B. GAJEWAD  A.S.     5  B.M. MUSMADE  T.A.O, Agri., Dept.  Igatpuri, Nashik   6  G.J. GAIKWAD  Agri.sup.  Dharmabad, dist Nanded  Circle Agricultural  7  H.D. KHADE  Officer  C.A.O, tal‐chiplun,ratnagiri  8  J.B. FALE  T.A.O.,Agri., Dept.   T.A.O, Sawantwadi, dist. Sindhudurg,  9  K.P.KHAIRNAR  T.A.O, Agri., Dept.  T.A.O, Trimbak, Nashik   10  N.P.JAGTAP  T.A.O.,Agri., Dept.   T.A.O, vaibhavwadi, Sindhudurga   11  N.D. KUTHE  T.A.O.,Agri., Dept.   T.A.O, Ballarpur,Chandrapur  12  N.D. PATIL  T.A.O.,Agri., Dept.   T.A.O, Kudal, dist Sindhudurg  13  P.K. WAGHAMODE  T.A.O.,Agri., Dept.   T.A.O, surgana, nasik  14  P.N.DHARMASHAHARE  C.A.O, Agrri., Dept.   ganeshnagar, gondia(m.s)  15  P.V. POTDUKHE  T.A.O.,Agri., Dept.   TAO, salekasa, Gondia.  16  R.B. SHINDE  T.A.O.,Agri., Dept.   T.A.O, Guhagar, dist.Ratnagiri  17  R.D. GITE  T.A.O.,Agri., Dept.   T.A.O, bhor, dist pune.  18  R.G. DESHPANDE  Agri department  T.A.O, tala, raigad  19  R.K. MALBHAGE  C.A.O  tal agri offficer, deglur,nanded       14  
  15. 15. Rural Communes  SRI symposium Report    First Draft   20  R.P. DESHMUKH  Technical officer   S.A.O sindhudurga,Dist Sindhudurga   21  S.B. KHAIRNAR  C.A.O  A.O. NASIK  22  S.D RAMTEKE  T.A.O.,Agri., Dept.   taluka agricultural officer,saoli, dist‐chandpur.  23  S.D. KHARADE  C.A.O  T.A.O, Patan, dist‐ Satara  24  S.M. NETURKAR  C.A.O  taluka agri officer, deglur, dist‐nanded  25  S.N.WAGHMODE  Agri department   T.A.O, shahapur, dist‐ thane  26  ANIL GAVIT  Agri department  T.A.O, surgana, nasik NABARD Sr.  ORGNISATION/  No.  NAME   DEPARTMENT  ADDRESS  1  Dr. B.R. Premi  NABARD  NABARD‐Pune  2  Mr. A.Y.Patil  NABARD  NABARD‐Thane  3  D.T. Dekatey.  NABARD   NABARD ‐Chandrapur Forest Department Sr. ORGNISATION/ No. NAME DEPARTMENT ADDRESS 1  Mr. K.N.Sabale  Forest Department    2  Mr. A.B.Bhangre  IFS   Media Sr.No.  NAME   PRESS NAME  ADDRESS 1  Prim Leha  India Filmmaker  Pune   2  Robina Gupta  India Filmmaker  Pune   3  Shashwat Gupta  Sakal Times  Pune   4  Parag Jadhav   Sakal Times  Pune   5  Aniket B.Kokar  Agroone Sakal  Pune   6  Nikhil Deshmukh  Times of India  Pune   15  
  16. 16. Rural Communes  SRI symposium Report    First Draft  NGO partnersSr. ORGNISATION/No. NAME DEPARTMENT ADDRESS Dr.Satish Gogulwar Amhi Amachya Arogyasathi1 Mr.Rama Vairkar2 Mr. Ravindra Manik Afzan3 Mr. Tanaji Chavan4 Gadchiroli Dr. Sudha Kothari Chaitanya Sanstha,5 Mr. Pradip Mabere6 Mr. Mangesh Unkule7 Pune Mr.Ganesh Khetale Parivartan8 Ratnagiri Mr. Yogesh R. Mohire Matrumandir9 Ratnagiri Mr. Awil Borkar, Gramin Yuva Pragatic10 Mandal(GYPM) Mr. Narendra C. Dahat11 Mr. Arvind V. Sonwane12 Bhandara Mr. Bal Kolekar13 Mr. S.S.Desai Shramjivi Janata Sahayyak14 Mandal Mr. Manohar Chalke15 Mr. Altab Mokashi16 Satara Mr. Kailas Andhle BAIF-MITTRA (BAIF)17 Mr. Haridas Meshram18 Mr. Sachin Dhok19 Mr. Hajare S. G20 Mr. Pradip Bhoie21 Mr. Umesh Balgir Thane, Nashik &22 Gadchiroli Mr. Jayant M Hande Gomukh23 Mr. Navale G. D24 Mr. Ashok K. Dhodi25 Thane & Sindhudurga 16  
  17. 17. Rural Communes  SRI symposium Report    First Draft   Mrs. Aroundekar26 Mr.Dilip Akhade Rural Communes-Centre27 For Experiential Learning Miss. Trupti Kadam28 Raigad Mr. Bhailu S. Bhoya29 Rural Communes, Tribal Mr. S. S. Bagul30 Intervention, Mr. Bhavesh A. More31 Mr. Jayram L. Nadge32 Thane Medicinal Plant Dr. Vaishali Gavandi Conservation Center33 PuneFarmers Name of the farmers Address 1 Yamna Ambhire Pune 2 Deuram Mudoge Pune 3 Maruti Mudoge Pune 4 Chandrakant Gavan Pune 5 Shanker Sansade Pune 6 Panduranga Mudoge Pune 7 Govind Ambhire Pune 8 Kalubai Jadhav Pune 9 Taibai Khope Pune 10 Shivaji Ghadge Pune 11 Anil Kadam Pune 12 Kandu Patil Raigad 13 Dilip sabale Raigad 14 Pandurang Yeram Raigad 15 Kisan Bosale Raigad 16 Jana Pangare Raigad 17 Mangal Pangare Raigad 18 Rakesh Jadhav Raigad 19 Mahesh Kadam Raigad 20 Nandkumar Patil Raigad 21 Jayant Narker Raigad 22 Vasanta Jaytuker Raigad 23 Gaudu Angare Raigad 24 Satish Ghude Raigad 17  
  18. 18. Rural Communes  SRI symposium Report    First Draft   25 Dhaya Bhala Raigad 26 Pramila Chavan Raigad 27 Yashoda Wagh Raigad 28 Shekhar yeram Raigad 29 Narayan patil Raigad 30 Prashant Patil Raigad 31 Waman Wagh Raigad 32 Ram Shid Raigad 33 Anil Badole RaigadOther NGOSr.No.  NAME  ORGANISATION  1  Dr. Galande S.K.   Bhumata Trust  2  Nita Chalke  Bhumata Trust  3  Dr. Mukund Ghare  AFARM   WOTER ‐ 4  Kantilal Gite  Sangameshwar  Dr. Himanshu  5  kulkarni  ACWADAM ‐ PUNE  6  Kshirsagar G.  Pune PMC Staff Members Sr.  No.  NAME   ORGANISATION  ADDRESS  1  Dr.Murlidhar Gode  Rural Communes  Mumbai   2  Dr. Bhanu Pratap Singh  Rural Communes  Mumbai   1  Muneer Alavi   Rural Communes  Mumbai   1  Dr. Tushar H. Patil  R.C.‐CEL  Raigad   2  Ramesh  Jadhav  R.C.‐CEL  Raigad   3  Adhik Shilvant  R.C.‐CEL  Raigad   4  Rameshkumar Sakhre  R.C.‐CEL  Raigad   5  Balaram C. patil  R.C.‐CEL  Raigad   6  Shital Shinde  R.C.‐CEL  Raigad   7  Pournima Awad   R.C.‐CEL  Raigad   8  Kavita Gaikwad  R.C.‐CEL  Raigad   9  Amita Jadhav  R.C.‐CEL  Raigad   10  Sandhya Sardar  R.C.‐CEL  Raigad   11  Amol Mane  MPCC‐PUNE  Pune  12  Sangram Nadge  R.C.‐Jawhar  Jawhar   18  
  19. 19. Rural Communes  SRI symposium Report    First Draft  Other Visitors Sr.No.  NAME   ORGANISATION  Abasaheb Garware college ,  Karve   road, Pune‐ 04. Biodiversity  1  Chavan Bhanudas  Patangroa  Department  2  Abhijit Jadhav  Satara.  3  Dr. Rahul Sarjf  MPCC‐ pune  19