About Us

About us

Yuva Mitra Multi Agro Services Private Limited is a Knowledge Management Company based at Sinnar Taluka of Nashik District, Maharashtra. It was established by Yuva Mitra, a development organization in the year 2006. We operate as a standard marketing and consulting firm with a prime focus on goatery business managing all aspects of goat value chain. We are the only organization to have 1 lac+ goats and support of 25000+ women goat entrepreneurs. 

We are first-of-its-kind customer centric, organized and professionally managed integrated value chain organization and we aim to promote health while sustaining livelihoods. 

We are aimed to offer a complete range of products and services to our local, state, national, and multi-national partners by ensuring that we work hard to provide the required business solutions needed by our customers to accomplish their business goals and objectives. We are a team of highly motivated professionals committed to bring about rural transformation by promoting goatery-based women livelihood enterprises.

 We create systems to nurture innovative agriprenuers to manage emerging agribusinesses through goatery as means of Green business option. We at Yuva Mitra Multi Agro Services demonstrate the commitment to sustainability at all times, both individually and as a firm, by actively participating with the communities and integrating sustainable business practices wherever possible and necessary.


Vision

We envision inclusive and sustainable rural economies through promotion of goat as a means   of livelihood security, poverty alleviation and employment generation.

Mission

Our ultimate mission is to promote and establish goatery as a profitable and sustainable sector in the existing market space by generating a sustainable livelihood option for the rural mass which will provide a consistent income for them.

Our Core Values

We foster an environment of social innovation and swear by our three core values:

Co-creation

We are open, honest and committed about what we do and believe in creation of values equally on both the ends of the customer and on our side.

Accessibility

We work hard to ensure that everyone can access as much as information and support as possible from us in order to build an ecosystem of knowledge.

Precision

Our work and practices are aimed to be precise and well-defined to cater to the variety of customers we aim to serve.

About Yuvamitra

Yuva Mitra is a social development organization working for rural development in Maharashtra and Punjab since last 25 years. They work with a large number of target groups including women, youth, farmers and children focusing on Water Resource Development, Agriculture & Livelihood Development, Institution Building, Skill development and Health & Malnutrition through people participation. They envision a developmental process of the alienated sections of the society, where people are at the core of its decision making and action, beyond the model of welfare schemes. Yuva Mitra has huge experience in this goatery sector. They have been working in this sector for socio-economic development of the poor community for many years with the funding support of Nalanda Foundation. Looking at the needs and scope of the goatery initiative for sustainable development of women folk in this area NABARD provided a grant in 2016 for promotion of a Women Goat Producer Company “Savitribai Phule Goat Farming Producer Company Ltd”. Further in 2017 NABARD provided grants for developing a cadre of 10 Pashusakhis (para Veterinary) who are trained women from the village community itself. In 2017 H.T. Parekh Foundation came forward and provided a grant for extending the Goatery initiative in additional 20 villages in the Sinnar block. In 2019 the project was further extended to 50 more villages with the financial support from H.T. Parekh Foundation and Bajaj Allianz.

Management info

Mr. Sunil Pote

Founder

He is an MSW and had been an active participant in Chatra Bharti during his college days. He has worked in the corporate sector for 6 years and the educational field for 3 years. He established Yuva Mitra in 1995 for the development of rural area. He was president in Yuva Mitra from 2006 to 2018. Currently, he is working as an Executive Director in Yuva Mitra. He has expertly in community-based institution building like FPCs and WUAs. He was an independent director for 5 years on NABARD’s Nabkisan Finance Ltd. He has been honored with Vasundhara Mitra Award in 2010 by Club Mahindra, Youth Icon by Sakal Group in 2014, and Jalyodha by Sakal Group in 2016
He is responsible for leading the organization’s operations and business. He is a value chain and business development expert and a firm believer in improving the management practices of value chain for achieving better outcomes. He has a vast knowledge and experience in supply-chain operations, covering logistics, strategy and business development He has a post graduate diploma in agribusiness management National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM) and a graduate degree in B. Sc Forestry. Prior to this, he worked as a project manager for NCML where he was responsible for laying the foundations for accelerated growth of the business.

Mr. Abhishek Rawat

Executive Director

Mr. Arkopal Saha

Manager – Research & Evaluation

He is a post-graduate in Rural Management of Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA). He also holds BE in Mechanical Engineering and has a keen interest to work for the Development Sector. He also interned at Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education, MHRD, Hyderabad where he was entrusted with the task of mapping Rural Management Education pan India through Institutional Networking. In his current role, he enjoys working cross-functionally across various verticals within the organization and has been a contributor to two textbooks on Natural Resource Management and Rural Supply Chain Management – to be published by MGNCRE, MHRD to facilitate bachelors and masters' courses on Rural Management.
She contributes to the overall strategy and implementation of the organization. Her focus areas also include strategy and content development, documentation, support to resource mobilization, stakeholder management and communication. She holds a post graduate diploma in rural management from Institute of Rural Management, Anand and a Bachelors’ degree from St. Xavier’s College Mumbai. She has experience in conducting field research with various organizations like BAIF, Samhita. She also interned with TINI Tata trusts in their GOMO nutritional snack project in collaboration with MARS. Prior to this, she worked as a research associate for 22 months with a multinational chemical company, Croda International under research and development.

Ms. M Suchitra

Manager- Strategy Initiatives and Program Implementation

Mr. Akash Neil Biswas

Marketing Manager

He looks after all key marketing activities of the organization. He has key interests in Marketing, Sales, Communication, and Branding. He has experience working in the domain of product and strategy with Inthree access, prior to Yuva Mitra Agro Services. He holds PGDRM from Institute of Rural Management Anand and a degree in electronics and communication engineering from UEM, Jaipur.

Collaborations

Recent Endeavours

Savitri Phule Goat Farming Producer Company Only Producer Company having an inventory of over 42000 Goats. The collective enterprise of 8000+ Women Goat Rearers from drought prone area of Sinnar , Dist. Nashik. State-of-Art Goat Milk & Cheese Processing plant. Having a capacity of processing more than 3000 litres / Day

Goat Cluster To be Built over an area of 50 acres.
An ambitious attempt to ORGANIZE the Goat Sector