Agriculture Development Trust, Baramati.
Agricultural Development Trust was founded by renowned social reformers Hon. Sharadchandra Pawar and his elder brother Padmashree Dr. D. G. Alias Appasaheb Pawar, in the year 1968 with the objective of serving the downtrodden masses and bringing agricultural and educational development among them. The Trust is situated at a distance of 5 km from Baramati, on the Baramati – Nira road. The trust began its activities by constructing percolation tanks in the drought prone area of Baramati Tahsil, which could fulfill the water requirement for drinking and agriculture In the year 1890 when Baramati was in severe famine people were starving for food and water and started famine riots. To fulfill their hunger, British rulers started building the Nira left Bank Canal, Khadakwasla Canal Pune and Krishna Canal near Karad. In the later time Britishers constructed Loyed Bhatghar Dam on Nira River in 1930
Atal Innovation Mission- NITI Aayog
The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) is a flagship initiative set up by the NITI Aayog to promote innovation and entrepreneurship across the length and breadth of the country, based on a detailed study and deliberations on innovation and entrepreneurial needs of India in the years ahead. AIM is also envisaged as an umbrella innovation organization that would play an instrumental role in alignment of innovation policies between central, state and sectoral innovation schemes incentivizing the establishment and promotion of an ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurship.