Dr. Dilip Nagwekar

Vasundhara Mitra

Dr. Dilip Nagwekar holds a PhD in agriculture ‘Krishi Viya Wetta’. He worked with the Coconut Research Centre at Bhatye and possesses a specialised knowledge on coconuts, betel nuts and spices. He has participated in developing new varieties of coconut plants. Dr. Nagwekar has helped, guided and encouraged farmers and women saving groups regarding cultivation of coconut, betel nut and spices, consequently helping conserve the environment. His research-oriented articles are published in regional print media and also features on radio and television. He has had a sizeable share in setting up various social and educational institutes and has been felicitated with many awards.