More than three lakh farmers (up to 15 Aug. 2001) are following Aryakrishak Shree Mohan Shankar Deshpande's method and getting bumper crops, at different places with variety of soil as well as variety of crops, from small farmers having a piece of the land to the landlords having hundreds of acres of land.
The Madhya Pradesh State Government
has made his book compulsory to all Governmental agriculture workers in the state and asked them for its practical application in the month of June 2001. More on Rishi-Krishi Deshpande Farming Technique
Also, Government of India has distributed Ahimsak Rishi-Krishi books throughout India.
Following is the list of awards received by Shree Mohan Shankar Deshpande:
Vasantrao Naik Krishi Award
level Sendriya Sheti