Manik Mahadu Kasar
Manik Kasar is a progressive farmer, successfully reaping organically grown crops thus doing his bit to stall the environmental damage caused by overuse of chemicals in agriculture. For the last 12 years he is constantly spreading the concept of organic farming through radio, newspapers and seminars. He has been awarded ‘Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh Krishi-Ratna’ and ‘farmer of the year – 2009-10’.