• 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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31 st December celebration
31 st December celebration

Special friends celebrated 31 st December at Navkshitij.

Gokul Hill Trek near Katraj Ghat
Gokul Hill Trek near Katraj Ghat

Sending you photos of Gokul Hill Trek near Katraj Ghat. We did this trek on 22 nd December. Everyone enjoyed actual trek and view of surrounding area from the top. We are grateful for the support given by Umesh and his team

Central rotary club celebrated X-mas
Central rotary club celebrated X-mas

Special friends celebrated chrismas party organised by Pune central rotary club on 18 th December at the Ladies Club, Pune. Everyone had gala time.


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.