Ankur Seeds was founded in 1976 by three visionary agriculturists: Shri. Ravi Kashikar, Shri. Madhav Shembhekar, and Shri. Laxman Aurangabadkar, and is a seed company based in the Vidharbha region of Maharashtra. Ankur Seeds observes itself as not just an organisation but virtually a movement. They are correct in their assessment, as they have developed over 200 varieties across 16 crops, making them one of India's fastest growing seed companies.