• 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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Swapn Swaranche
Swapn Swaranche

Special Singer of Navkshitij Abhijeet Khare bagged 3rd rank in the “Swapn Swaranche” (स्वप्न स्वरांचे) initiated by Make My Dream Foundation, Pune.  There were 80 challengers from all over Maharashtra.

Farewell to Sainath Dighole (Caretaker)
Farewell to Sainath Dighole (Caretaker)

It is hard to say goodbye to a person who has been less of a family member and brother of all special friends of Navkshitij. We are definitely worried about how the special friends will take it when a colleague like you leaves.

Vishwas Gaikwad felicitated by Hon'ble Shri. Rajkumar Badole
Vishwas Gaikwad felicitated by Hon'ble Shri. Rajkumar Badole

 Vishwas Gaikwad, a special friend from Navkshitij felicitated by Hon'ble Shri. Rajkumar Badole (Cabinet Minister for Social Justice & Special Assistance, Maharashtra) for outstanding performance in the National Level Limited


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.