Welcome to NARI

NARI is an NGO and non-profit research and development institute. It was established in 1968 by Mr. B.V. Nimbkar who remained its first President till 1990. Since then Dr. Nandini Nimbkar is the Permanent President.

It is registered under the Societies Registration Act XII of 1860 and the Bombay Public Trust Act of 1950. It is situated in the rural town of Phaltan in Maharashtra state. Phaltan is about 100 km from Pune and 300 km south-east of Mumbai. For the detailed map and location of the Institute please see it in Google Earth.

The Institute undertakes research and development in agriculture, renewable energy, animal husbandry and sustainable development. The Institute has a Tax exempt status under Section 35(1)(ii) of the Income Tax Act which results in contributions and donations to the Institute being 100 - 175% tax deductible.

NARI is also registered under Foreign Contribution Act and hence can accept foreign contributions. We will greatly appreciate if you please donate generously to our cause. Your donations help us carry forward the work on rural development.
Latest News    

A new video on our Lanstove has been put on YouTube May 2012.

NARI wins prestigious Globe Award, given by HRH Crown Princess Victoria in Stockholm, Sweden.

NDTV India recently carried a clip on NARI's renewable energy activities. The clip (part of panel discussion) was broadcast on NDTV India on 19 and 20th December 2009. A part of this video is also available on YouTube.

Headline news in Times of India (Speaking Tree supplement) (pdf) regarding Sustainable Center. 5 June 2011. News on Speaking Tree site.

Updated November 2012