• 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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Course for Caregivers, September 2015
Course for Caregivers, September 2015

The third edition of our Course for Caregivers was organized by Navkshitij between September 7 and 13, 2015, at Navkshitij Marunji premises and at Sadhana village, Chikhalgaon. Thirteen people participated in the workshop.

Traffic Awareness Program, September 2015
Traffic Awareness Program, September 2015

This month's Traffic Awareness Program was held at Shastri Nagar, Nagar Road, Pune, on September 16,2015.

Ganesh Sthapana 17th September 2015
Ganesh Sthapana 17th September 2015

On September 17, 2015, Ganesh Chaturthi, we started our five-day Ganpati festival at our Marunji premises by installing a clay idol of Lord Ganesha.


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.