About Us

Devrai Foundation Pune

We are a registered non-profit NGO dedicated to the mission of increasing forest cover across Maharashtra. We welcome working together with individuals, corporates(CSR) and other organizations. We are fully compliant with IT Section 80G. Contact us, for more information!

Our Mission

To re-green the Indian state of Maharashtra. Convert barren landscapes to green forests, eventually replenish ground water levels, and increase sustainable nature of socio-economic growth

Our Team

Founder: Ln. Raghunath Dhole

  • Vice-President – Maharashtra Vruksha Sanvardhini, Pune
  • District Chair Person – Lions Club International
  • Member of Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata
  • Alumni of Ecological Society of India

Founder: Shri Dhananjay Shedbale

  • Director, Deeksha Exports Pvt. Ltd.
  • President, Savarkar Mandal Friends of Nature Wing
  • Member, PCMC Smart City Core committee
  • Alumni of Ecological Society of India

Trustee: Shm. Leena Raghunath Dhole

  • Doctor of Ayurvedic Medicine
  • Masters in Kriya Sharir/Physiology
  • Diploma in Emergency Medical Services

Trustee: Shri Ravi Raghunath Dhole

  • Information Technology Engineer
  • Business owner in the field of Garden Development, Native plant nursery, and afforestation

Trustee: Shri Suresh Namaji Shinde

  • Director, Shri Siddhivinayak Public School, Shikrapur
  • Director, Sanskriti Sanvardhan Sanstha, Pune
  • Member of Lions Club of Pune Lotus

Trustee: Shri Uday Bhanudas Gujar

  • Chartered Account by profession
  • Senior Partner with Uttam Abuwalla & Co.
  • Vice President, Swa-roop Wardhinee
  • Chairman, Ekalavya Vidyarthi Shikshan Sahayak Sanstha
  • Member, Academic Council, Savitribai Phule University of Pune