Fellow Since 1985
Gokul Prakalp Pratishthan
This description of Vasant Gangavane's work was prepared when Vasant Gangavane was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1985.
In the 1970s Vasant Gangavane, a management expert from IIM and Wharton, returned to his village in Konkan, Maharashtra, to give his people what he felt they needed most -- the knowledge to manage their natural resources. In the process, he has set up several models of rural development.
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