Gunwant Garad

Sector Agriculture & Allied

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Year Jan 2019

SmartAgri Solutions

They work with pomegranate farmers to produce residue-free fruit, improve the quality of yield as per export standards, and increase their profits by 3-4 times.
They provide advisory services from seed to harvest stage, and have created an SOP which farmers can follow and the same is monitored by the team. It is a fee-based model.
They have also developed a SmartAgri App that is based on the weather forecast. The App provides a step-by-step process and a calendar of activities for farmers in order to manage their crops.
They provide market linkages to the farmers to export their produce to European markets.

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About the Social Entrepreneurs

Gunwant has an M.Sc in Agricultural Entomology. His work experience includes working as an Entomologist in Ultra Pest Control, Assistant Professor at Lokmangal Horticulture College for 2 years and Territory Manager at Syngenta India Ltd for 8 years before setting up SmartAgri.