• 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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Independence Day
Independence Day

Celebrated 15th August our Independence Day with great enthusiasm at Navkshitij.

Rakshabandhan Festival
Rakshabandhan Festival

On 15TH August after flag hosting we celebrated Rakshabandhan festival. First time my female colleagues celebrated it by tying Rakhi  to fellow male colleagues.

Friendship Day at Asawali
Friendship Day at Asawali

Friendship Day at Asawali unit.


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.