• Active Aging & Independent Living
  • Advocacy for Excellence in age care through innovative, community-based support systems, ensuring that Senior and Super Senior Citizens are healthy, happy, empowered and living with dignity without hassles & worries of housekeeping.
  • Provide a platform to connect with peer groups to mitigate loneliness, social isolation, depression, and dependence and share common concerns.
  • Provide holistic assistance, care & service to the inmates of different socio economic groups & help them combat elder abuse.
  • Render comprehensive care and services to enjoy ‘Active Aging & Independent Living’.
  • Enhance physical fitness through yoga and meditation.
  • Advocacy for the rights of Senior and Super Senior Citizens, Women and Children.
  • Honing skills and promoting post-retirement wellness through life enrichment program.
  • Care
  • Share
  • Improve to sustain
  • Entegrity
  • Passion
  • Team Work
  • Transprency
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • We respect the rights of all persons regardless of race, colour, disability, gender, language, religion, sexual orientation, political views, social origin, class and birth or property status.
  • To be useful and productive
  • To build relationships
  • To live a life build in honesty and virtue
  • To be a delight to stakeholders
  • To seek knowledge and truth
  • To challange self to achive highest potential in all
  • Collobrate to excellerate
  • To find joy in all activities and moment of life
  • Imagine the bright future always
  • Exceptional execution of plans,policies and procedures
Infrastructure (Proposed)A Multi story building with :
  • 20 Rooms with attached toilets.
  • A community Hall-for Meditation/movies/lectures/group activities
  • Office cum reception lobby
  • Kitchen cum dinning hall
  • Library cum reading room
  • Music Room : to practice Vocal & instrumental Music
  • Garden area
  • Cottage for Guests
  • GHARONDA aims to provide solution to the family care givers who are employed, who need a chance to run errands, need to have some time alone or go on a vacation with children through its ‘Aid and Assistance’ programme.
  • To help elderly inmates live active, dignified and independent lives with maximum personal control
  • To enjoy the Dusk of life in the company of trustworthy people without hassles & worries of housekeeping
  • To provide emotional support and counselling to face the reality
  • To provide affordable & need base single or double, sharing or non-sharing, comfortable dwelling units to the inmates
  • To provide aid and assistance in caring & comforting atmosphere to the inmates of GHARONDA.
  • To motivate the inmates to keep fit and age gracefully
  • To ecourage the inmates to shoulder responsibility of the indoor and outdoor activities
  • To encourage participative planning in work ,leisure and community activities promoting social interaction and connection with society
  • To enjoy the ‘Dusk of life’ through structured activities, entertainment and other opportunities to socialize and have fun with peers
  • To provide music to the music lovers; books ,magizines & newspapers to avid readers and movies to the fans of Bollywood and Hollywood.
  • Inmates have to bear their Clinical Responsibility from their Countable income:pension payments annunity,devidents, interests etc.
  • To arrange for clinical/ periodic medical checkups, shopping spree and outings
  • To arrange clinical and legal support by linking and networking with other organisations both Govt.or Non-Govt. sectors.
  • Senior Citizens (Male) Above the age of 60 years/retired pensioners (Female ) 55 Years and above
    *Widows /Divorcee/separated/distute women will be given preference
An Assisted Living Facility (Proposed) Independent living without hassles & worries of housekeeping. Quite living away from the hustle and bustle of city.
We offer:
  • Independent accommodation with attached toilet.
  • Nutritious food in community dining hall.
  • Well stocked Library
  • Garden space to hone your hobby
  • Gymnasium for Fitness and activities program in the activity hall
  • Multipurpose rooms for movies, lectures, and other group activities. Music Club Movie Club Reading lCub Internet Connectivity
  • Scheduled transportation for shopping, medical checkups and off site activities Kiosk & Annual visit to Mahableshwar/Matheran(Choice of members)

Our Founders

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Mr. Vijai Kumar Rao

-Settlor & Trustee

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Mrs Soochitra D. Patil


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Mr. Ankush Gupta


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Mrs. Neelam Sankhala


Board of Trustees

Mr. Vijai Kumar Rao -Settlor & Trustee
Mrs Soochitra D. Patil-Secratory
Mr. Ankush Gupta-Trustee
Mrs. Neelam Sankhala-Trustee
Dr. Asha Vijai Rao-Managing Trustee

Our mentors

  • CA Rahul Sancheti
  • Advocate Ritu Agwekar
  • Dr. Gajarmal,MBBS
  • Engineer Sachin Kale
  • Academician Pawan Raika
  • Mrs Vrushali D Deo ,C2CIT
  • Mr Vishal Jagtap & Pooja Shirgod,


  • Gharonda Public Charitable Trust is registered under the Bombay Public Trust act 1950 vide Reg. No. E7255/Pune, dated 16.09.2015 .
  • Gharonda Public Charitable trust is also registered under Income Tax Act. 1961 under Section12 AA/Pune/Rg/934/281 and under Section 80G (5)(vi) of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Read with Rule 11AA of Income Tax Rules,1962. No.PN/CIT (EXEMPT)/Tech 80G/160/2016-17/
  • Permanant Account No. of the trust (PAN) No. is: AACTG 3685K
  • Our Bankers are Corporation Bank,Account No. is: 167501601000360 IFSC Code is: CORP0001675 MICR Code is: 411017028

Recent activities:2016-2017:

  • Awarded Certificate of By HASS
  • Tree Plantation
  • Lecture at:
    1.Aadhar Jyest Nagreek Sangh
    2.Jyest Nagreek Sangh, Morwadi,PCMC
  • Shradhaanjli to Martyred Jawans
  • Inauguration of Meditation Centre, Informal Adult Education Centre and Gammat Gat
  • Inauguration of Reading Room