Mr. Vilas B. Salunke

  • 1986
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Application of Science and Technology for Rural Development

Born in 1937. The severe drought in Purandhar block of Pune district led him to develop strategies to maximize the production in good rainfall years and minimize the losses during inadequate rainfall. Established the Gram Gaurav Pratishthan - a Trust to pursue these experiments. Established Pani Panchayat for effective and efficient use of water.

Gram Gaurav Pratisthan,
St. Patrick's Town,
Tel: 020 – 70158 / 70159 / 70285