Name : Ganesh Shetty
District & State : Chikmagalur, Karnataka
Category : Agricultural (General)
Award : National
Award Function : 9th National Grassroots Innovation Awards
Award Year : 2017
Ganesh Shetty (59) undertakes electrical repairing works. He has developed a remote controlled engine operated areca-nut/coconut tree climber along with a spraying attachment.
As he did not have any agricultural land, Ganesh started servicing televisions. But unfortunately due to some problem in his eyes, he had to discontinue this. Hence for the last six years, he has been engaged in servicing and installation of solar power equipment. In
his free time, he helps children in the preparation of their science projects.