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Siddhesh Sakore


7 acres farm in Dhamari village, Pabal – Shikrapur Road, Shirur, Pune 412403 – Dhamari is a village in Maharashtra State’s Pune District’s Shirur Taluka. It is from the Paschim or Desh area of Maharashtra. It is a part of Pune Division. It is located 44 kilometres north of Pune’s district headquarters and 155 km from Mumbai, the state capital. The total population of Dhamari Village is 3909, and there are 817 homes. The population of females is 49.2%. Female literacy rates in the village are 31.6% while the overall literacy rate is 72.0%.


The project envisions building the soil health by creating ambassadors in regenerative organic farming who will be empowered to drive the movement of changing the mindset of farmers and consumers toward sustainable food production.


Registered under society registration act 1860, Agro Rangers is a project committed to the adoption of regenerative organic farming practices in India’s agricultural sector. Based in Rajgurunagar and Shirur tehsil of Pune district, Maharashtra, India; Agro rangers focus on rejuvenating some of India’s worst affected agricultural lands and restoring organic carbon to cultivate land under full organic potential. The word Agro Rangers means protector of farming. Through regenerative organic farming practices, we protect agriculture from harmful chemical practices. Agro Rangers protects the environment by preventing soil and water pollution from destructive industrial chemical farming practices. Further, it is dedicated to protecting farmers from the vicious debt cycle of farming. It helps to create health-centred communities by growing organic food.

The regenerative organic farm will include the following elements to become as a training centre:

  • Rainwater harvesting system to recharge groundwater.
  • Agroforestry with dry farming techniques for better climate.
  • Compost factory to build soil health and provide organic inputs to farmers.
  • Eco-friendly training space with composting toilets for trainings and workshops.
  • Intercropping farming with drought resistant crop varieties.
  • Farm Pond to collect harvested rainwater from farm and contours.
  • Organic nursery to prepare native forest and fruit plants saplings.
  • Seed bank to conserve indigenous native and local seeds.
  • Kitchen Garden model setup for nutritional security
  • Animal husbandry unit to make this training centre sustainable.
  • Value addition and forest based processed food unit.
  • Vegetable and fruit collection centre for marketing model to make farmer sustainable.
  • Native Forest on barren land with wind breaker trees and bio fencing trees.
  • Contour farming model to conserve soil.
  • Eco-friendly mud domes to stay for volunteers and staff.