The Journey So far

Time Line of Events and Happenings at ATDC

  • June 2003 – MARKET SURVEY FOR Agri Tourism Concept in Pune ( Sample Size 2440 )
  • 16th May 2004 – Agri Tourism Concept Launched at Baramati.
  • 16th MAY 2005 – Registered AGRI TOURISM DEVELOPEMNT CORPORATION
  • 22 Oct 2005 – Conducted First Tour of Agri Tourism
  • 15 Nov 2005 – Conducted first – NATIONAL LEVEL AGRI TOURISM TRAINING PROGRAM chief Guest – Shri Sudhirkumar Goyal ji – then  Commissioner of Agriculture
  • 20 Jan 2006 – Conducted 2000 ladies group Agri Tourism tours to Baramati
  • 16th Nov 2006 – Centre Spread article on – Success Story of Agri Tourism in Daily Agro won
  • 19 May 2007 – 2nd National Level Agri Tourism Training Program at KVK Baramati
  • Dec 2007 – Published – Maharashtra Agri Tourism Directory of 52 Agri Tourism Centers across the state chief guest  – Hon’ble Vijaysingh Mohite  Patil – THEN Tourism Minister Maharashtra
  • 16 May 2008 – Celebrated first “ WORLD AGRI TOURISM DAY “ at Pune chief Guest  Hon’ble shri Balasaheb Thorat – Then Minister  of Agriculture Maharashtra
  • May 2008 – IDEA of getting all Agri Tourism Centers under one umbrella suggested by  Hon’ble shri Balasaheb Thorat – Then Minister  of Agriculture Maharashtra
  • August 2008 – Registered Maval Co-operative Agri Tourism Society chief Guest Shri Prabhkar Deshmukh – the  Commissioner of Agriculture
  • Sep 2008 – Launched “ Agri Tourism Loan Policy – PDCC Bank – Chief Guest Hon’ble Ajit Dada Pawar
  • Oct 2008 – Resigned from VASCON group as Divisional Manager
  • Nov 2009 – Nominated for NATIONAL TOURISM AWARD 2008-09
  • 12Dec 2008-State Level Agri Tourism conference at Baramati Launched “ Maharashtra State Agri & Rural Tourism Co-operative Federation Ltd”
  • Jan 2010 – WORLD AGRI TOURISM DAY – gets listing in INTERNATIONAL  TOURISM EVENT calendar of UNWTO
  • JAN 2010 – Registered ATDC Pvt Ltd
  • March 2010 – National Level Agri Tourism conference co-organized by ASSOCHAM at New Delhi
  • March 2010- Agri Tourism FARMERS group meets – Union Minister of Agriculture Hon’ble Shri Sharad PAWAR
  • March 2010 – Agri Tourism FARMERS group meets – Union Minister of Agriculture  Hon’ble President of India
  • MARCH 2010 – ATDC gets first NATIONAL TOURISM AWARD for Most Innovative Tourism Concept / Project of India
  • April 2010 – LAUNCHED  30 acres Baramati Agri & Rural Tourism Training Research & Development Center at Village Palshi Tal Baramati
  • April 2010- got Selected in CORE COMMITTEE Member on Tourism – Tourism Department Government Of MAHARASHRTA
  • May 2010 – 3rd World Agri Tourism DAY
  • Oct 2010 – Stone laying ceremony of the Tourism Complex , Village Palshi
  • May 2011 – First International Tourism Awards – Tourism for Tomorrow by WTTC @ LAS Vegas , USA
  • MAY 2011- 4TH World Agri Tourism DAY
  • June 2011 – Puja at Baramati AGRI Tourism Project
  • August 2011 – First Guests Arrives at Palshi village Project
  • August 2011 – Maharashtra ‘s First Kite Festival lunched at Village Palshi
  • Sept 2011 - Keynote speaker at World Tourism Day at Ahmedabad - Department of Tourism Gujarat.
  • Nov 2011 – Second International Tourism Award – Global responsible Tourism award 2011 @ WTM LONDON
  • JAN 2012 – Training Program on Agri Tourism at ATDC center Palshi
  • May 2012 – 5th World Agri Tourism DAY @ ATDC PALSHI
  • June 2012 – 20 District Collectors from Bihar ; Visits PALSHI Project
  • Sept -2012 – Agri Tourism Training program for Haryana FARMERS
  • August 2012 – 2nd Kite Festival of Maharashtra
  • Oct 2012 – Third International Tourism Award @ ITB Asia Singapore by Wild Asia MALAYSIA
  • Oct 2012 – Indonesia Study Tour
  • March 2013 – Second NATIONAL TOURISM AWARD @ NEW DELHI
  • MAY 2013 – 6TH World AGRI TOURISM day at ATDC Palshi
  • August 2013 – 3rd Kite Festival at ATDC’s PALSHI Center
  • Sept 2013 – WORLD TOURISM DAY celebration at ATDC center Palshi
  • Nov 2013 - Best Performer at THE PITCH season 3 in BLOOMBERG TV Channel
  • Dec 2013 – Training Program on Agri Tourism at ATDC center Palshi by AGRO WON
  • May 2014 – Training program on Agri Tourism at ATDC Center PALSHI
  • May 2014 – 7th WORLD AGRI TOURISM DAY celebrated at ATDC center Palshi
  • Sept 2014 - International Speaker at PATA Combodia Visit to SEIM REIP
  • Nov 2014 - Skal Sustainable Tourism Award 2014 at MEXICO
  • Nov 2014 - TRI SHAKTI FOUNDATION PURUSKAR PUNE
  • Nov 2014 - Study Tour to Germany - MUNICH AND FRANKFURT
  • Jan 2015 - Speaker at SATTE MUMBAI
  • Feb 2015 - Key Note Speaker at AKANSHA Annual Festival Pondichery University - Department of Tourism
  • Aug 2015 - Japan Tour Member of Delegation with Honourable Chief Minister of Maharashtra -Showcasing Maharashtra
  • July 2015 - Speaker - TEDx at Goa
  • Sept 2015 - Maharashtra International Travel Mart - session moderator for Sustainable Tourism
  • Nov 2015 - GOLD award -Responsible Tourism Award 2015 at WTM LONODN
  • Nov 2015 - Visited WORLD TRAVEL MARKET LONDON
  • March 2016 - STAR PRAHAVA RATN PURUSKAR at STAR PRAHAVA TV Channel

 

 

Featured on Television / Radio / Newspapers – AGRI TOURISM

 

  • Oct 2005 - Anchor Success story in Indian Express
  • Dec 2006- Economic Times Pune
  • May 2007 – 9:30 pm News – DD Shayadari News
  • July 2007 – CNBC Awaj
  • May 2008 – Economic Times NATIONAL Coverage
  • MAY 2008 – First WORLD AGRI TOURISM DAY Celebrated at Pune
  • June 2008 – Amchi Mati Amchi Manasa - DD Shayadari
  • Dec 2008 – Featured in “ Shetakari “ Magazine of Agriculture Department Government of Maharashtra
  • May 2009 – Second World Agri Tourism Day – Celebrated at Pune
  • August 2009 – BBC WORLD – India Business Report
  • August 2009 – NDTV
  • August 2009 – ETV Marathi
  • March 2010 – ABP Majha
  • May 2010- NDTV
  • May 2010 – Third WORLD AGRI TOURISM DAY celebrated at Pune
  • June 2010- Jai Maharashtra - DD Shayadari
  • June 2010 - DILKHULAS – ALL INDIA RADIO Mumbai
  • August 2011- DD news – Kite Festival
  • May 2011 – ET NOW – START UP
  • May 2011- Fourth WORLD AGRI TOURISM DAY celebrated at Village Palshi
  • September 2011- Agri Tourism Policy Conference organized at ATDC center Palshi , Report Submitted to all Respective Departments of Maharashtra Government
  • NOV 2011 – Featured in “METRO “ Daily Newspaper LONDON
  • August 2012 – featured on DD news about Second Kite Festival of Maharashtra
  • April 2013 – Jai Maharashtra - DD Shayadari
  • April 2013 – DILKHULAS – ALL INDIA RADIO Mumbai
  • April 2013 – FEATURED in “ LOKARAJYA “ Monthly Magazine of Government of Maharashtra
  • April 2013 – featured in “ SAPTHIK SAKAL “ weekly Magazine of Sakal Group
  • September 2013 – Featured in “ agro won “ survey of Agri Tourism Centers of Maharashtra
  • September 2013 – featured on dd NEWS ON WORLD TOURISM DAY EVENT
  • Nov 2013 - part of 13 episode serial Business Reality Show - The PITCH season 3 in Bloomberg TV Channel winning Rs 25 lacs Cash Prize.
  • Feb 2015 - Featured in HINDU
  • March 2015 - Featured in ABP Majha TV Channel
  • May 2015 - 8th World Agri Tourism Day at Yashda Pune.
  • May 2015 - featured in E GLOBAL Travel News in Australia
  • March 2016 - Featured on STAR PRAHAVA TV channel - STAR PRAHAVA RATN puruskar 2016

Featured in Various other National dailies and Television Channel across India

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