Mr Shekhar Gaikwad has been working for the conservation and cultivation of trees since last 15 years. He has cultivated over 70,000 trees in and around Nashik city. Going further, he has roped in young social workers to look after the conservation of the trees and spread awareness about their significance. He is engaged in creating awareness on conservation of sparrows. Encouraging people to hand over idols instead of immersing them in water bodies, and discouraging usage of plastic bags are other areas of his active interest.