D. Renganathan alias Venkat Damodaran Naidu (63) who studied only 8th std, an agriculturist from Coimbatore.
After trying his hand at many things, from being a daily wager in a Khadi spinning unit, selling spare parts of pumps, to being a mechanic, Venkat finally settled down with agriculture.
It was here that he noticed the problems in climbing coconut/palm trees. He planned to address all the issues and design a simple low cost tree climber.
Working hard over a period of a year and making about three progressively improved prototypes; finally in 2008 he was able to fabricate a model to his satisfaction.
Sree was passionate about Information Technology after his father's innovation was recognized, he then pursued an entrepreneurial path.
He aspires to take his father's work around the World and generate employment opportunities for his customers in a sustainable economy.
Our sincere thanks to National Innovation Foundation (NIF) for filing the patent.
Shri. Prathiba Patil (Hon’ble President of India 2012)