T. G. K. Menon
Born2 March 1940
Died12 June 2021
Indore (Madhya Pradesh)
Occupation(s)Social worker
AwardsPadma Shri
Jamnalal Bajaj Award

Thacheril Govindan Kutty Menon was an Indian social worker and environmentalist.[1] His contributions are reported in the introduction of environmentally friendly irrigation and farming techniques under the aegis of Kasturbagram in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. He is known to have promoted bio-dynamic agriculture in India.[2] He received the Jamnalal Bajaj Award in 1989.[3] The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri in 1991.[4]


  1. ^ S. S. Tomar (1995). Energy Agriculture and Environment. Mittal Publications. p. 213. ISBN 9788170996132.
  2. ^ "What is Bio-Dynamic Agriculture?". Biodynamics. 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Jamnalal Bajaj Award". Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation. 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2015.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015.