Livestock Development
4 million families
from 80,307 villages in 12 states,have overcome poverty and are enjoying better quality of life.

Agri-Horti-Forestry (Wadi)
2.11 million Scheduled Tribe families
from 6483 villages in 11 states have developed fruit orchards on denuded lands.

Women-centric Development
2478 self help groups in 9 states
Changemakers in Agriculture and emergence of a cadre of champion farmers.

Water-centric Livelihood
356,463 ha
developed under 756 watersheds,benefitting 2.58 million families from 1295 villages of 10 states.

Community Health
Nutritional security  
Access to safe drinking water, health education in schools and clean home and village initiatives.


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BAIF Foundation Day Celebrated click here
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Workshop on Circular Economy click here
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Animal Husbandry Minister, Government of Maharashtra visits BAIF Central Research Station click here

New Programme Launch by BAIF click here
Ethnoveterinary Practices for Treatment of Mastitis in Milking Cows click here
Application of modern Bioinformatics Tools in Livestock Development click here
Ethno Veterinary Practices click here
Special Lecture by Dr. Raj Paroda at BAIF, Pune click here
BAIF Foundation Day Celebration 2020 click here
Indigenous Breed Conservation Workshop held at BAIF click here
BAIF Foundation Day Celebration click here

Shri. A.K. Singh, General Manager, Mahanadi Coalfields Limited, Lakhanpur, Jharsuguda district of Odisha, visited the “Comprehensive Community Development Programme – Utthan” in Lakhanpur cluster on November 7, 2020 and distributed water pumps to the participant farmers.

National Workshop on “Status, Scope and Challenges in Ethno Veterinary Practices” was organised at BAIF, Pune on February 27, 2019. More than 60 traditional healers and practitioners, plant breeders, veterinarians, scientists, dairy men and voluntary organisations, engaged in promotion of ethno veterinary practices in livestock, participated in the workshop.

Dr. Prabhu Pingali, Professor at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University and the Founding Director of the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition, delivered a lecture on “Can India Achieve SDG 2 – Eliminate Hunger and malnutrition by 2030” at BAIF, Pune on February 7, 2019.

Brainstorming Workshop on“Defining a New Development Agenda/Paradigm for BAIF” was organized on January 7, 2019 at BAIF, Pune.

Inauguration of world class Sex Sorted Laboratory at Urulikanchan, near Pune by Dr. Juan F. Moreno, Chief Executive Officer, Sexing Technologies/ST genetics, Navasota, Texas, USA and Mr. Hrishikesh A. Mafatlal, Chairman, BAIF, on November 3, 2018.

Technical Symposium on
“Application of Sorted Semen Technology:
Field Experience and Technical Aspects”
was organized on November 3, 2018 at BAIF Central Research Station, Urulikanchan with focus on field experiences in launching the sexed semen programme, evolution of semen sorting technology and perspective of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA, on technology introduction.

Inauguration of Ova Pick Up (OPU) and In-vitro Fertilisation (IVF) Embryo Transfer Lab at BAIF Central Research Station, Urulikanchan on September 28, 2018 by Shri. Radha Mohan Singh, former Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare, GoI.


  • Enterprising woman farmer charts a path to prosperity From an impoverished homemaker to a successful farmer and trusted counselor for many women in the area, the story of Sangita Mhatre of Mande is an inspiring tale of how women in rural India can take charge of their destiny given the slightest of opportunities. Shreeya Bhagwat, August 11, 2017, To read more click here.
  • This organisation is using artificial insemination to create sustainable rural livelihoods. How this 50-year-old non-profit is empowering rural India with state-of-the-art technologies. Jai Vipra, April 10, 2019, To read more click here


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 Reinterpretation and Application of Core Gandhian Concepts: The BAIF Effort and Beyond. Girish G. Sohani, Relevance of Gandhi@150. To read more click here.

 BAIF History and Heritage. To read more click here.

 Golden Years of BAIF – Special Issue of the BAIF Journal. To read more click here.

 In the Footsteps of Gandhi – the Manibhai Desai and BAIF Story. To read more click here.

 Blowing in the Wind. To read more click here.

 Prayas: Experiences in Partnership. To read more click here.


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