Subhash Palekar, Agriculturist
Subhash Palekar is an Indian agriculturist who is also known as the father of Zero Budget Natural Farming. He developed it in the mid-1990s as an alternative to the Green Revolution methods. He practised Zero Budget Natural Farming without using pesticides to cultivate.He conducted many workshops on Zero Budget Natural Farming all over India and he also wrote many books on Natural Farming. He has been conferred with ‘Padma Shree’ in 2016 for his invention and extensive work on an alternate agriculture practice called zero budget natural farming.