Mrs. Miratai Sunil Rao Deshmukh hails from Khed village of Morshi taluk of Amravati district, Vidharba region of Maharashtra in India. She is president of Om Adarsh Sendriya Shetkari Sanstha (Organic Farmer Group) which has a robust savings of Rs.1.57 lakhs, used as loan for the immediate needs of the group members. Miratai also prepares and sells noodles to supplement her family income.
Her family owns 4 acres of rain fed land. She is inspirational to her fellow women members, and has been sincere in using only natural manure and preparing bio-pests to protect her cotton fields. She has been nominated as the best women organic farmer in Amravati region for her outstanding leadership qualities.