Working to fulfill a dream of Shri Ramesh Khanderao Jagtap, which was seen almost 20 years ago, Anjanvel has been trying out the systematic efforts to flourish green on a rugged rocky field, for past several years, thousands of native trees have been planted which are now growing in these soils.Our aim is to get everyone in the pollution-free natural environment, modern toxin-free homemade food, and a rich life experience of our ancestors. In order to introduce rural life to the urban people, an independent world of agriculture, ranjan khalge, eco-house, rural sports, nursery, pets and birds has been raised, Spacious rooms for accommodation, dormitories for large groups and a beautiful stay for a tent lovers is a great plus for Anjanvel. Places such as Katkari Vasti, Dhangarwadi, Payryacha Dongar, Vavali, Bara Baluti, Ajivali Devrai etc. are found nearby Anjanvel, along with that Anjanvel has Tung,Tikona fort, Devrai- Sacred forest, Hadshi, Chinmay Vibhuti temples and because of all these tourist spots Anjanvel turns out to be a base camp for “Maval Darshan”.
Presently, about 20 people have been provided direct-indirect employment through Anjanvel. Farmer's group, Savings Group (Bachat Gat)has been established and Anjanvel is not just dreaming but planning big-scale work here in the field of agriculture, as well as in the tourism sector here. With the help of organic farming, natural farming, there is a lot of potential in this field by creating a market for Shillim village as well as shilimb Valley , future agricultural and tourism hub.
Son of Late Shri Khanderao Jagtap, one of the most prominent landowners in the Maval taluka, and despite this, very sensitive, socially famous for his caring nature. Mr Ramesh Jagtap (Appa) is dreaming of some excellent grand creation from his inspiration and teachings, he planted thousands of trees in the barren land and mainly took care of every single tree he planted for last 25 years. He has a great vision of the developed and self-sustaining village, He realised the need of time and worked towards establishing Shillim as an agritourism hub and created many jobs through increasing mutual cooperation between the villager.
He is Expert in Special Purpose Machine Designing and Nature Environmental Studies The best part about him is you just have to initiate the topic and he will be your living encyclopedia, you can have a quality conversation on any topic from science to spirituality. Being a regular visitor to Shillim for the past 25 years, he has contributed to the development of Anjanvel. After completing the course in the ecological context of "Ecological Society Mumbai" he decided to leave Mumbai permanently and build an "Eco-house" at Anjnavel and stay permanently. This Eco-Hoise has been a flagship for Anjanvel as Mr Pitale Sir welcomes all and tell us about its functionality and need.
Having worked as HR for a Multi-National Company for 5 years comes handy when understanding the guests of Anjanvel as he easily understands the needs and plans best for each individual, whether the guest is from Maharashtra or from any other state or even country. He is an active volunteer of Swaroop Vardhini and doing social work for many other organizations. Mr Rahul works for the expansion of Anjanvel and in daily management. He is Striving to give tourists the experience of agriculture, with his indifferent nature. Over the period he has established Farmer's Group, Bachat Gat. Now Attempting to put together women farmers and set up a Rozgar Samiti project.
The 'Sugaran' -Anjanvel's kitchen is able to serve whole-souled food to the guests with gratitude, is because of Mrs Durva Jagtap. She is supporting the development of the women through Bachat Gat, as well as being a common place for the gathering of women in the village, Sugaran helps to establish a women-centric industry.
Has 10 years of experience in the banking field. Currently, he Works for Sahyadri Farms,(FPC) in top management. He is the backbone of Anjanvel when it comes to strategic planning and human resource allocation. He looks after all the financial strategies and future expansion plans.