Shashank Kumar
Co-Founder, DeHaat

Shashank Kumar is an Indian entrepreneur who co-founded Green Agrevolution also known as Dehaat, a start up working in the agriculture sector in India. DeHaat is a mobile based technology which connects small farmers to their 360 degree of agricultural requirement – seed to market. Android version of DeHaat is used by local micro entrepreneurs, farmers group and farmer producer organization (FPO) to offer various services to local farmers in a sustainable way. Each unit DeHaat caters to 1000 farmers in catchment area of 6–7 km. It brings services such as wide range of agricultural inputs (seed, fertilisers, crop protection), customised crop advisory and market linkage of farm produce under one roof. Small farmers get the access to services from DeHaat at cost of INR 200 per farmer per year.