Our faculty includes experts in the field of Agriculture and Organic Farming.The trainees will have the added advantage of getting knowledge & skills from the experts of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, Drishtee Foundation, NOIDA & Ekgaon Technologies Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi along with the seasoned faculty of MAARDI.


Shri. Vyankatesh Kulkarni

  • Shri Vyankatesh Kulkarni Formed Manas group almost two decades back.
  • He is a recognized expert in Organic agriculture.
  • Awarded UdyanPandit by Govt. of M.S.

Dr. R. K. Pathak

  • Dr R. K Pathak is Vice chairman of MARDI.
  • He is an eminent horticulturist with rich 4 decades of experience in that field.
  • In the past, Dr Pathak has headed many government research institutes.

Dr. S. M. Kshirsagar

  • Dr Kshirsagar is Director at Manas.
  • The versatile member of the group in the past has worked in research department of Agricultural Economics of Mahatma Phule Agriculture University Rahuri.
  • Chief Manager in Bank of India, and Chairman Bhandara Gramin Bank (Rtd.).
  • He has published 6 books on Self Help Groups & Organic farming.
  • Visiting Faculty at YCMOU Nashik for Post Graduate Research Studies in Agri. Extn. Mgt. and Agro-journalism.

Dr. (Mrs.) Nandita Arbatti

  • Dr. Arbatti is member of international hypertension society & International nutrition society.
  • She has presented more than 20 scientific papers at national & international conferences on hypertension, nutrition & Male fertility & more than 35 papers in international journals.
(Homa Therapy)

Irma Garcia

  • Irma worked at the United Nations for 20 years.
  • She was in charge of Women’s projects for every country in South America, Central America and Caribbean Islands.
  • She had permanent contact with the United Nations.
  • She left this job because she can eradicate poverty more efficiently with Homa Therapy than United Nations.Now she will do the VyahrutiHoma.