• 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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Inauguration of 5KW Solar System and Handover of Scooter
Inauguration of 5KW Solar System and Handover of Scooter
It is a very special and happy day for Navkshitij Friends. We are celebrating the birthdays of some of our Friends. 
There was were two gifts on this special day for Navkshitij, a brand new Suzuki Access 125 scooter and 5KW Solar Electricity System, executed under the Synergy Project of the Rotary District 3131 Navkshitij Team. 
KPIT team Visited Navkshiti
KPIT team Visited Navkshiti
On Friday, a group of employees from KPIT company visited Navkshitij. 
Our Public Relations Officer Mr. Rameshwar gave the visitors an introduction to Navkshitij, which was followed by a film show. The visitors were taken on a tour of the campus and visit to the Workshop.
Caregivers Training
Caregivers Training

Navkshitij and Sadhana Village, Pune, jointly organized a seven-day Residential Training Workshop for caregivers from other organizations working for mentally challenged friends. This is the 6th edition of the training program. 



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.