• Shri Nana and Sou. Sharada Damodare Charitable Trust, PUNE 411009 INDIA
  • +91 20 2421 2501
  • mdamodare@yahoo.com

Our Inspiration

The trust was established at the behest of and in the memory of Late Mr. Gajanan Ramchandra Damodare alias Nana Damodare and his wife Late Mrs. Sharada Damodare. Born on an auspicious “Ganesh Chaturthi” in 1942, Mr. Nana Damodare was a visionary and astute businessman. He was a leading figure in the agri-inputs business of Western Maharashtra, and was instrumental in propagating latest seed, plant protection and fertilizer technologies to the agriculturally significant districts of Satara, Sangli, Pune, Kolhapur, Solapur as well as mango growing Konkan region of Maharashtra. He was instrumental in establishing a strong network of retailer in these districts, which forms the backbone of this business even today. He was very popular amongst the farmers as he was always available for help on all matters agricultural or otherwise. He was a strong proponent of innovation in crop patterns, cultivation practices, and inputs and strived for getting maximum economic benefits to the growers. He worked with numerous multi-national and national corporations and his work has been acknowledged at the highest levels.



In a Business Career Spanning Over Half a Century, He Established The Following Organizations:

  • Ganesh Agencies, Phaltan – The firm has almost reached iconic status in the minds of growers and trade due to its close relationships with progressive farmers. Known for providing only quality inputs, excellent guidance and quality service to farmers and trade alike over its fifty year existence.
  • Ganesh Agencies Pvt. Ltd., Pune – A respected name in the agro-inputs distribution business in Pune district. Primarily focusing on hybrid vegetable seeds.
  • Damodare Agro Marketing Pvt. Ltd. – A company that provides supply chain management support to reputed companies in the agri-business space. Provides logistics support in all parts of Maharashtra.

These organization strive to provide the best service to the growers even today.