About Us

Shivar Foundation

Shivar Sansad is an initiative to help the distressed farmers of Osmanabad District Maharashtra State with the help of natural resources available in the region, especially the “Osmanabadi” Goat whose milk has rare skincare properties. This Osmanabadi goat milk is utilized as a raw material to manufacture beauty soap. With this, Shivar aims to financially strengthen farmers, and the widows & families affected by farmer suicides by providing a sustainable source of income, especially during the non-farming season.

Shivar Social Innovation was selected among the TOP 25 at the National Innovation Challenge in UN House on January 19 for youth colab supported by United Nation development Program and Niti aayog. Shivar impacting on SDG 8 Goal for The SDGs promote sustained economic growth, higher levels of productivity and technological innovation. Encouraging entrepreneurship and job creation are key to this, as are effective measures to eradicate forced labour, slavery and human trafficking. With these targets in mind, the goal is to achieve full and productive employment, and decent work, for all women and men by 2030.

Our Story
Shivar Sansad has been building capacities of farmers by introducing livelihood options and also training them in agricultural allied fields like goat rearing. It is during this period that they realized the value of Osmanabadi Goat’s milk and its potential use as a beauty product.

Team Shivar

Vinayak Hegana

CEO Founder

B. Sc. Agriculture, DYN,DDN,PGD RURAL DEVELOPMENT (NIRDPR, HYDERABAD) Skillset- Social Entrepreneur , Project Development . Successfully prevented 65 farmers from suicides till date.

Abhijit Joag

Core Team Member

Managing Director, Pratisaad Communications Pvt Ltd. Expert in Branding , Marketing & Advertising , Involved in making a difference through positive action

Bharat Ganeshpure

Core Team Member

Famous Marathi Actor Social Brand Ambassador


Snehal Avahad


Rahul Patil


M. Tech. (Agricultural Systems & Management) IIT Kharagpur Has been volunteering in Shivar Sansad activities since last 04 year Preparation of SOP, helps in content development for presenting the project at various levels.

Sunandan lele

Core Team Member

Freelance journalist. Associated with the last 03 years. Focused and Dedicated Efforts for bringing about positive chang


Ashok Kadam

District Co-Ordinater