Thursday, April 5, 2012

That related to permaculture in Maharashtra

After my first search across the internet to find Permaculture related things in India, I narrowed my search to Maharashtra, in particular Pune.

I've visited the top two on this list, and they are doing great work!

1-Inora-Institute of natural organic agriculture (Pune)
involved in vermiculture, container planting, organic certification,plant ecology, composting,
greywater gardens, mulching, familiar with permaculture concepts, involved in the research of plants and pollution control.
Manjushree Tadvalkar -managing trustee

2- Oikos- ecological services
Works to restore, conserve and protect natural areas. Also involved in ecological planning and rejuvenation. They have a native tree and plant nursery.
Ph. +91-020-2545 1875

3- Fire Mountain Retreat, Shree Nityananda Education Trust (Village Nimboli, Post Kelthan, Tal. Wada, District Thane, 401204)
-Assists local farmers in providing education of permaculture and organic methods of
tlf: Dewa- 963.773.3282 or Janata 963.787.0587

4-Govardhan Ecovillage
living sustainably, organic farms, rural development

5-Sukh Bhumi - NGO bringing environmental awareness to education

6-Saha Astitva Ecofarm (Ganeshpuri -outside of Mumbai)
Dr. Krishna Kant Shukla
Phone: 00919452286673
Email: or

7-Farm Science Center (Krishi Vigya Kenya), Maharashtra
Teaching sustainability(permaculture aspects) to local villagers
Contact: P.P. Shelke

8-Urban Leaves, Mumbai
Community City Farm
has held Permaculture workshops in the past
Natural Ecofarming workshops