• 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 adults – 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 children. Dr. Neelima Desai and the organisers discussed the need to set up a center for mentally challenged persons. 

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Visit by KPIT's Oracle Training team to Navkshitij
Visit by KPIT's Oracle Training team to Navkshitij

KPIT's Oracle Training team visited Navkshitij on March 5, 2015 and donated a cricket kit. The team members invested time in interacting with our Friends. 

Holi Celebration
Holi Celebration

Emcure Pharmaceuticals Limited team and ECoexist group celebrated Eco-friendly holi with Special Friends on 5th March 2015. Every year they celebrates holi with Special friends.

Trip to Bharatpur Wildlife Sanctuary and Agra
Trip to Bharatpur Wildlife Sanctuary and Agra

Twenty eight Friends, accompanied by Navkshitij staff, parents and volunteers of Zhep Adventure Group went on a trip to Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Rajasthan. This initiative was conducted under the aegis of Navkshitij Adventure Club. 


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.