New venture with a comprehensive approach

Client: M/s. Chakradhar Agro
Location: Urali Kanchan, Solapur Road, Pune
Produce: Banana


Mr. Sanjay Kanchan, who was into jewelry and construction business, was interested in fruit ripening process. Considering his need for technical know-how and turn key support, AgroRipe showed active involvement to assist Mr. Kanchan. From NHB subsidy application, Detailed Project Report (DPR), liaisons with respective authorities, technical support and final installation of the Ripening rooms, AgroRipe assisted in the project.


Five chambers of 20 metric ton capacity each were set up at the client’s farm site within record period of 3 weeks in 2011. All the personnel at the project site were trained for Better handling for effective ripening results. Experiments in ripening of Mangos were conducted during summer 2012.
AgroRipe further helped the client by representing their case at National Horticulture Mission office by way of video presentation to clear their files for sanction of subsidies.
Ripening is now in full swing at ‘Chakradhar Agro’. Expansion plans for more horticultural products is in the pipeline. Dr. R. R. Sharma (Sr. Deputy Director) National Horticulture Board New Delhi visited this site in November 2011 and appreciated the user friendly, simple, cost effective technology provided by AgroRipe.