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