Shivaji Trail is an organization developed by Shri. Miind Kshirsagar & his friends with an objective of fort restoration in Maharshtra. Under this the fort restoration movement of Junnar, Ambegaon & Khed is headed by Shri. Vinayak Khot. All above people are members of ShivajiTrail also particularly working for fort restoration in Junnar. Shivaji Trail is more than 20 yrs old organization in fort restoration. Shivaji Trail is an ideal example of social movement of fort restoration for rest of the restorers. Shivaji Trail is like parent body of Junnar Tourism Development Organization.
Junnar Tourism Development Organization
Junnar Tourism Development Organization is a non government organization working for tourism development, culture & nature conservation in Junnar. All above mentioned people are member of this JTDO. JTDO has established in 2011, with the objective of development of tourism in Junnar, conservation of culture & nature in Junnar, to search an employment opportunities for local people through tourism. So many other hands also working with same objectives with JTDO. Junnar Tourism Development Organization is an organization is baseline of JUNNAR TOURISM MODEL.
- Education : M Sc [Agri]
- Occupation : Managing Director, Junnar Tourism Model
- President : Junnar Tourism Development Organization
- Founder & Director : Hachiko Tourism & Parashar Agri & Village Tourism.
- About Manoj :
Manoj Hadwale is passionate for his hobby of tourism, traveling & writing about it. Being social entrepreneur, he has left his job from State bank of India in 2010 with the dream of sustainable development of tourism in Junnar. Where he has been designed a 3 tier JUNNAR TOURISM MODEL which includes Junnar Tourism Development Organization, Hachiko Tourism & Parashar Agri & village Tourism. Parashar Agri Tourism ranked in top 10 rural tourism centers of India by OUTLOOK TRAVELER in 2012. Manoj also working as technical consultant for tourism & dreaming for replicating this Junnar Tourism Model in rest of the places.
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- Education : B Com & Dip HR Management
- Occupation : Freelance outdoor consultant & Management Trainer.
- About Jitendra:
Jitendra Deshmukh is the main pillar, master, guide, teacher to all of us in the development of Junnar Tourism. Jitendra’s areas of interests are Herpetology and Ornithology . He has Worked with the organization named “Sarpvishwa” and Forest Department as a friend of snake for social cause. Recognized First Aider from “Wilderness medical Institute –NOLS (USA/UK). He has Completed Basic Mountaineering Course in 1988 from WHMI, Manali (HP). He also Completed Advance Mountaineering and Search & Rescue course with grade ‘A’ in 1989 and 1991 from NIM, Uttarkashi (Uttara Khand). He has Climbed Mount Kshitidhar -18’200 ft. / Climbed Mount Thelu-19’800ft. Mount Abi Gamin-24’130ft and Brigu Parbat-20100ft & Completed White Water Rafting and Kayaking Courses, at Rishikesh with Snow Leopard Adventure, Delhi in 1994. He Leads the Yashwantee Jogin Expedition at Garhwal Himalaya in May 96 and climbed an unnamed peak of 20,600ft. He Headed Giripremee Khakbhushundi Expedition at Garhwal Himalaya in May 98. Extensive Rock climbing and tracking in Western Ghats and Himalaya. He Has done Bungee Jumping from the height of 180ft and h e is an active member of the famous Mountaineering club in south India “Giripremi”. Who has highest number of Eventers in India.
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- Education : B A B PEd
- Occupation : Teacher
- President : Junnar Ambegaon Khed Fort Restoration Coordination Committee
- About Vinayak :
Vinayak Khot is a devoted and enthusiastic personality working for fort restoration in Junnar since 2007. Responsible teacher have taken great initiative in development of History club in Junnar. He has special skills in adventure sports like “Lathi Kathi” & had an opportunity to present it in front of Hon. CM , Maharashtra. For his work in fort restoration, he was awarded with many honors like “Durgmitra”. All fort restoration movements going on in Junnar are under the guidance of Vinayak Khot.
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- Education : MA [History], Dip of Ecological society, sustainable management of natural resources & nature conservation, Dip in Journalism, Basic ornithology course in Bombay natural society.
- Occupation : Naturalist & wild life expert, Free Lancer.
- About Subhash :
Subhash Kuchik is simple personality with very dynamic skills. Being nature lover, with his learning attitude, he always have good opportunities to work in tourism, specially wild life tourism. But he tried to work hard for development of Junnar tourism with available time and he did a lot. Subhash spotted so many rare bird species, pant species in Junnar. Being M A in History, he has excellent knowledge about history of Junnar which become guideline for rest of us to study historical significance of Junnar. Subhash is good trekker also. As he is working as freelancer for so many people, he has tremendous experience of tourism. His observations & findings are published in newspapers, magazines & he was awarded with so many honors for his incredible work.
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- Education : B Sc [Plant Science]
- Occupation : Associate Manager at Deutsche Bank Group
- About Rajkumar :
Rajkumar is renowned botanist of Junnar. He has been exploring wildlife since 2005. Rajkumar has recorded two plant species on “Flowers of India”, the web database for wild flowers in India. Currently he is recording and studying flowering plants in Sahyadri especially the flora on hill forts. Apart from this, Rajkumar is considerably good bird-watcher. He is also recording butterflies in Sahyadri. He is an acclaimed wildlife photographer too. Rajkumar is a very good blogger and currently writing a blog (www.sahyadrivandhan.blogspot.in) on wild flowers in Sahyadri.
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- Education : 12th
- Occupation : Farming
- About Bapuji:
Bapuji Tamhane is unique personality of Junnar well known for his collection of rare beongiings of Satvahana dynasty. Though Bapuji is small farmer with an average condition but very passionate about his historical research & all. While doing excavation in Junnar by Deccan Collage Pune & Archeological Department of Maharashtra, Bapuj was the main source of information to them. That’s why he was facilitated by Deccan collage with certificate for his participation in excavation movements in Junnar. Apart from this he is well known for his 1300 articles in news papers & magazines about historical references in Junnar.
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- Education : B A [Hindi]
- Occupation : Forest Guard with Forest Dept of Junnar.
- Founder : Nisargramya Junnar Taluka Group
- About Ramesh :
Ramesh is retired army man right now working with forest department of Junnar as a forest guard. Ramesh is passionate for his traveling in jungles of Junnar, clicking birds, flowers & other biodiversity of Junnar. As his portfolio is tribal one, he used to explore their life & try to present the nature of Junnar through his facebook page “Nisargramya Junnar Taluka” . For the same reason he has designed am android application with the same name. Ramesh has good collection of photographs of nature of Junnar. For his work in nature conservation, he was awarded with many honors like “Nisargmitra” He used to guide the visiting guests to Junnar & rescuing the tourists in Junnar. His facebook page is very popular among the world..
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- Education : MCA
- Occupation : Director, Torna Informatics
- About Amol :
Amol Kute is very creative in designing area. Amol is expert in handling social media of Junnar Tourism Model. With this he is good traveler, photographer & Trekker also. He has played important role in developing blue print of Junnar Tourism & Junnar Tourism Map. With Torna Informatics he has tried to give an employment for the local youth. To explore Junnar Tourism he is running a facebook page by name Junnar Tourism Development Organization..
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- Education : Msc.(ento),Bed,Dcj
- Occupation : Reporter Maharashtra Times News Paper. Running classes “Vidya Coaching Classes”
- About Dharmendra :
Dharmendra Kore is very dynamic & sensible personality who I working since10 yrs for tourism development in Junnar. He has played important role in development of fort Shivneri. During his magazine period, he used to write series of Junnar tourism by name “Vaibhashali Junnar”. Now he is guiding to all of us for further development in Junnar tourism. Through his journalism, he is very alert about raising issues related conservation of culture, nature & heritage. So many restoration work is initiated by his reporting. He is very innovative for implementing new ideas in his education field as well as in tourism also…
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- Education : B Sc [Physics], Dip Journalism
- Occupation : Reporter at IBN Lokmat [North Pune]
- About Dharmendra :
Raichand Shinde, is very active & knowledgeable reporter having good sense of gravity of the subject. With his regular reporting, he always leading to cover innovative initiatives taken place at Junnar regards to Fort restoration, tourism development, nature conservation, trekking and many more. Raichand is playing very important role in encouragement of the people working in tourism development of Junnar by publishing them on news channel. For his innovative journalism he was awarded with many honors..
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- Education : B A [Marathi]
- Occupation : Reporter with Lokmat news paper
- About Dharmendra :
Ashok Kharat is sensible person for conservation of nature & forts in Junnar. For this he is running Durgpremi Nisargmitra forum where youths of Junnar are gathering for conservation of nature & forts. Ashok has played an important role in Narayagad Fort Restoration movement. Ashok is one of the main pillar for publishing development & conservation movement in Junnar.Ashok is good coordinator for social activities..
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- Education : Pursuing in commerce
- Occupation : Tour Guide
- About Dharmendra :
Omkar Dhake is youth of Junnar pursuing his education in commerce. His passion is of tourism, fort restoration & traditional adventure sports like lathi kathi. Omkar is member of history club of Junnar & Shivaji trail. To be a tour guide for Junnar is his dream for what he is working hard. Right now he is an emerging resourceful person for Junnar.
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