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Pagdandi featured in The Golden Sparrow, Pune

Pagdandi Books Chai Cafe featured in The Golden Sparrow ‘s today edition Saturday 20/12/14. Pg. 2 . Read the web article at:

Freedom Trail Pune by Janwani

Janwani has released a new book called “Freedom Trail Pune” . Copies of the book are available at Pagdandi. For more about the book read:

Flex Recycled Bags

Pagdandi is now stocking Bags and Folders made from recycled Flex. Produced by Plusone Initiative . Come and discover these awesome bags! ‪

Recycle Egg Crates

We are collecting Egg Crates for Ecoexist ( to upcycle them into diwali lights. Please donate your Egg Crates to Pagdandi – Books Chai Cafe instead of throwing them away in the bin.  

Times of India Feature

Pagdandi was featured today Sunday, 31st August 2014 in Times of India, Pune, Page 4. Did you read it?  

Anniversary Event

25th August 2014 Pagdandi turned 1 and we celebrated this occasion by our staff cutting two awesome cakes. A Pumpkin Spice and a Chocolate Ganache. The cake cutting was followed by screening of some National Food Division and independent documentaries. Photographs from the event:

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi is the biggest festival that Punekars celebrate and Pagdandi is infected by the fever as well. From selling Eco-Friendly Ganpati Idols by Eco-Exist ( to conducting a ‘Make your Own Ganesha’ workshop by Niranjan Upasani of Bluewiss (, we did it all! 🙂 […]

Our 1st Anniversary

From what we were then to what we are now. Last 25th August, this journey started. And it has been an incredible one. Wouldn’t have been possible without all. Special thanks to Subhash, Aalam and Shini for being our support system. Deep gratitude and gratefulness to […]

Banyan Tree Books

Banyan Tree Books are now available at Pagdandi BANYAN TREE publishes and distributes books that bind together the relationship of living and non living. Their books challenge the pre-defined notions of institutionalized world, understanding the power of our traditional & cultural roots like the roots of BANYAN […]

Cast Out by Sucharita Dutta Asane

Sucharita has very graciously allowed us to share this short story on our blog. Revolving around the theme of taboos around menstruation, Sucharita builds a poignant world of piety, hope and loss. A hard hitting ending leaves the reader with a lot of food for thought. […]

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