A pilgrimage to the Holy Shrine of Shri Nav Jyoti Durga Utsav Mandal is considered to be one of the holiest pilgrimages of our times. Popular the Jhansi over as Moonh Maangi Muradein Poori Karne Wali Mata, which means, the Mother who fulfills whatever Her children wish for, Shri Nav Jyoti Durga Utsav Mandal resides in a Panchkuiyan located in the Jhansi. The Panchkuiyan attracts millions of devotees every year. In fact, the number of Yatris visiting the Panchkuiyan annually now exceeds one lakh. This is due to the unflinching faith of the devotees who throng the Shri Nav Jyoti Durga Utsav Mandal from all parts of Jhansi and near by places Jhansi.
Since the year 1979, when the Shri Nav Jyoti Durga Utsav Mandal was formed, the management of the Shri Nav Jyoti Durga Utsav Mandal and regulation of the Navratri has been vested in the Board. The Board has undertaken a number of developmental activities aimed at making the Navratri a comfortable and satisfying experience for the Bhakats.