Unique business model – Kan biosys took birth from an idea to support economical sustainable agriculture. We have over 2 decades brought out best microbial solutions through in-house research. Each product has been perfected technically and the channel is supported in all possible ways till it reaches the farmers and imparts benefit. Thus our business model is fuelled by in-house research acumen which can be translated into scalable technologies.

Strong brand building – Over the years Kan biosys has believed in creating not just technology but brands which are respected by the customers – TABA, VITORMONE, MILASTIN, SUDO are known for their technology and consistent quality.

R and D for development of product or technology – Innovation is in our DNA. Our unique SAP-RTD platform in our DSIR recognized R and D department has brought out state of art microbial products which have been formulated by award winning technologies. We are the inventors of Liquid bio-fertilizers for N,P and K supplementation. Novel methods of using microbes on seed, in rhizosphere and foliar surfaces are providing multiple benefits to the farmer. Our discovery pipe-line has potential to yield novel microbes for plant nutrition, protection and soil health management.

One stop solution for maximizing yields – Precision agriculture is the key for maximizing yields and earning sizable profits for the farmer. Soil testing is the heart of this activity. We have devised unique one-stop service to help the farmer achieve best results. Kan biosys dreams of transforming agriculture in a sustainable manner. [ Soil testing based nutrient recommendation-Soil health management-sustainable inputs for residue free farming].

State of art manufacturing abilities - Our fermentation plant for producing microbial inputs uses innovative techniques and is supported by our In-house R and D department. We are the largest producer of organic – microbial fertilizers for foliar, drip and soil application in India. All products are registered at FCO. Our biopesticide plant produces microbial formulations for nematode, fungal and insect management in crops. All products are registered at CIB –RC. Meeting compliance and going beyond it Compliance at Kan biosys is seen as a way for reaching the best quality inputs to the farmers. Kan biosys additionally has devised its own compliance parameters which are the best to achieve quality and build up brand image. We target zero pollution norms by 99% recycling of waste. Our products also reduce the chemical and carbon footprint.


  • Chairperson and Managing Director – Kan biosys Pvt. Ltd. Pune.
  • President – Kanbiosys Research & Education Foundation. Pune.
  • CEO - Agreeta Solutions Pvt Ltd.


  • Ex –member DBT task force on biofertilizers.
  • Ex-member task force on secondary agriculture – Planning commission.


WIPO Gold Medal - 2000

WIPO - World Intellectual Property Organization About Wipo gold medal- WIPO [World Intellectual Property Organization] - a wing of United Nations has conferred gold medal to technology of production of liquid bio-fertilizers. The award is given for outstanding invention, which proves helpful in progress of developing countries. Ravi Kanitkar and Sandeepa Kanitkar have jointly been awarded the WIPO Gold Medal at the hands of His Excellency Vice president of India- Shri Krishna Kant on 11th May 2001. The occasion was graced by Hon’ Union Minister for human resources Dr Murli Manohar Joshi.The award was presented for the development of Bio-Inoculate in liquid form with plurality of strains used as liquid fertilizer & Bio-foliar sprays for augmentation of crop yields. This liquid bio-fertilizer is not only cost effective but also has a longer shelf - life as compared to solid bio-fertilizer. It is easier to apply and has been found to be highly effective for many crops.

First Technology day invention award of [NRDC]-11th May 1999

Mr Ravi Kanitkar and Mrs Sandeepa Kanitkar, receiving the first TECHNOLOGY DAY AWARD at the hands of Hon' Minister for Science and Human Resource Development - Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi for outstanding invention of the year. The award was instituted by National Research and Development Corporation.

SICOM [The State Industrial and Investment corporation of Maharashtra] – 1992

Mr. Ravi Kanitkar, receiving the Sharad Kelkar Award for Technical research facilitating Dispersal of industries in Maharashtra. This award was presented to Mr. Kanitkar by Hon' His Excellency - The Governor of Maharashtra Mr. C. Subramaniam.This award was for his work on countrywide search, isolation of various micro organisms and formulation of mixed strains for various agricultural applications.

G.S. Parkhe Industrial Merit prize - 16th June 1998

Mr Ravi Kanitkar, receiving the G.S. Parkhe award instituted by MCCI - Maratha Chamber of Commerce and Industries - Pune, for developing novel liquid bio-fertilizers. The award was presented by Mr Rahul Bajaj - Chairman and MD of Bajaj Auto Ltd.

Dadasaheb Rawal award of MCCI for Rural Development - 1992

Mr Ravi Kanitkar, was awarded the Dadasaheb Rawal Award for rural Development at the hands of Mr. Lalit Doshi - Secretary Industries. This award was given to his unique marketing strategy of promoting rural entrepreneurs in Maharashtra.

Leelavati Mehendale Award by Institute of Engineers Best Woman Entrepreneur – 1998

Ms. Sandeepa Kanitkar, receiving the Leelavati Mehendale Award for best Women Entrepreneur at the hands of Mr. Madhav Jog - Chairman - Rest of Maharashtra Development Board.

Ramabai Joshi Award by MCCIA, Pune for On-farm brewing of microbes – KREF Technology- 2007

Ms. Sandeepa Kanitkar, receiving Ramabai Joshi Award by MCCIA, Pune for On-farm brewing of microbes–KREF Technology at the hands of Mr. G.K. Pendharkar.

Kakasaheb Supnekar Best Women Entrepreneur Award –2012

Ms. Sandeepa Kanitkar, receiving Kakasaheb Supnekar Best Women Entrepreneur Award at the hands of Dr Raghunath Mashelkar.