Janardhan Krishnaji Jadhav fondly called as 'J.K. Bapu' - a firm believer in co-operative
movement in Western Maharashtra, had a vision to empower his fellow farmers. His
tireless efforts for the last 4 decades have resulted in establishment of several
milestone initiatives. Major among these are:
MansingCo-operative Bank Ltd., Dudhondi (Estd: 1997) - A leading cooperative bank established in rural Maharashtra, with 5 branches catering to the financial needs of Agriculture and Rural communities Krishna GraminSahakariPatsanstha Ltd., Dudhondi (Estd: 1991) - Popular among farmers as a trustworthy credit society in Western Maharashtra.
Dudhondi Gram Vikas Society Ltd.,Dudhondi (Estd: 1910) - This century old Society is known for several development initiatives at village level. Also, runs a Co-operative Petrol Pump at Dudhondi. A good example of revenue generation, while serving the people.
KrishnaKathShetimalPrakriya andSathavnukSahakariSanstha Ltd., Dudhondi(Estd: 2001):Two major revenue generating activities under this initiatives are
a. KrishnaKathDairy (Estd: 2003) - KrishnaKath dairy known for its credibility as aleading milk processing unit with a capacity over 5000 lit/day.
b. KrishnaKathAgro Processing Co-operative Society Ltd.(Estd: 2013): A latest initiatives wherein modern technology is roped in for value addition to the agricultural produce.It serves the local farming community by:
1 Undertaking demand based cultivation
2 Assured better income to agri-produce by directly negotiating with farmers
3 Assured buy-back linkages with farmers
4 On site purchase of produce and avoiding transportation related costs and losses
5 Generating large scale employment opportunities to local youth