• Navkshitij - Home for Mentally Challenged Friends
    • Navkshitij - Clean green home for special friends
    • Navkshitij - Where special friends feel fit and happy
    • Navkshitij - We offer stress free living to special friends
  • Navkshitij was established to improve the well-being of mentally challenged friends – we take them under our wing, organize activities, teach them life skills and vocational skills, encourage them to become as independent as possible, and nurture them in a compassionate environment.

    The idea of Navkshitij took shape while planning and organizing a walkathon from Pune to Lonavla, for mentally challenged friends. Dr. Neelima Desai and the organisers discussed the need to set up a center for mentally challenged persons. 

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Meeting of Directors and Trustees
Meeting of Directors and Trustees

 Navkshitij conducted the meeting of Directors and Trustees of organizations working for the Welfare of Mentally Challenged People. It was an initiative taken by Dr. Neelima Desai, Founder President of Navkshitij to overcome various problems faced by Institutes.


Watching Baahubali 2 at E-Square, Hinjewadi
Watching Baahubali 2 at E-Square, Hinjewadi

All special friends from Navkshitij watched the India's most awaited film Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion at E-Square Multiplex, Hinjewadi.


Universal Birthday celebration day
Universal Birthday celebration day

1st June is known for Universal Birthday celebration day. At Navkshitij we celebrated a group Birthday of Special Friends and Mrs. Divekar Maushi. Thanks to those entire teacher who mentioned 1st June as a date of birth. 



At Navkshitij, we make chocolates, floaters and candles, handmade paper bags (4 sizes), greeting cards, diyas, jewellery including bracelet, ear rings, string of beads etc. and paper lanterns.