Nabhangan Foundation is a section 8 not for profit company.
CIN : U85300MH2018PTC305654
PAN : AAFCN9531R
Our Focus Areas
Addressing the healthcare needs of communities.
Through agriculture and agro-based livelihood opportunities.
Strengthening of local government bodies like Gram Sabhas.
Including access to education, digital learning and other education aid.
Rain water harvesting through watershed development, irrigation water.
Rajshri Deshpande, Founder
Rajshri dedicates her time extensively to humanitarian causes. In 2014, after the Nepal earthquake she worked with an international NGO for rebuilding efforts in one of the epicenter villages.
In 2015, she adopted a drought-prone village in Maharashtra called Pandhri Pimpalgaon and single-handedly executed a rainwater harvesting project. Following its success, she continued her efforts in the village to build toilets, conduct health camps and community motivation. In 2018, she created Nabhangan Foundation to broaden her efforts at sustainable village development.
Since the last three years, she is also a core member of Citizens For Tomorrow, actress Juhi Chawla’s NGO against plastic pollution.
Our Advisory Team
Expert Advisor – Irrigation & Water-shed Management
R.S. Sonavane is a retired Deputy Engineer from the Irrigation Department. He has worked extensively on dam construction, irrigation management and canal construction across the last 35 years.
Dr Ajit S Gokhale
Dr Ajit S Gokhale is a Founder And Leader of Natural Solutions. He is M.Sc., Ph.D., and has successfully completed Special Course on Water and Wastewater Treatment conducted by Cranfield University School of Water Sciences, U.K.and Dip in Environment Management & ISO 14000, NET, SET.
Architect, Capacity building and Rural development Strategy consultant
Madhura Sham Joshi is an architect, rural and urban heritage regeneration expert working in an urban and rural part of India. She has extensively worked in India, United Kingdom and South east Asia on urban design, Architecture, heritage and rural development projects. She has done her masters in Oxford Brookes university in architectural regeneration and global development. Her recent experience with Singapore based NGO gave her experience in rural area, disaster zones, and refugee camps with the community and designed solutions for affected people, developed a strategy for sustainable rural development South east Asia. I am currently working on a sustainable development strategy. She recently joined our NGO as a Architect, Design head, Capacity building and strategy development consultant.
Dr Hadi Shaikh
Expert Advisor – Health & Medicine
Based in Aurangabad, Dr Hadi is a key member of Nabhangan Foundation since its inception. He has extensive experience in conducting health camps and medical workshops for rural areas. He runs the Masoom Hospital in Aurangabad where he offers free treatment to the underprivileged.