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The stage was set and the curtains were about to be raised when the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic struck suddenly and subsequently lockdown was imposed. The final rehearsal of the show was performed enthusiastically by our police family members who were very hopeful of a successful show.
In pursuance of the prevailing pandemic situation, we have crafted and edited a virtual show of our 49th Raising Day from the rehearsal videos and released on YouTube to appreciate the hardwork behind the planning and execution of the programme put forth by each and every member of the PFWS team, Delhi Police personnel and our police families.
A herbal garden “ SANJEEVANI “and an activity hall was inaugurated by Smt. Pratima Shrivastava, President PFWS On 25/5/21 at Model Town Welfare Centre. On the occasion, the President PFWS, by planting some herbs tree in the garden along with other welfare team leader’s .This garden has more than 20 variety of medicinal and culinary value plants. President PFWS suggested to have such herbal garden at every welfare centres. President PFWS addressed the residents & apprised them the benefits n importance of herbs and plant in our life. She also requested them to take care of the garden as their own.
However, this year, due to the lockdown, it looked like the children might have to miss it.
So, President, PFWS came up with the brilliant idea of hosting the Summer Camp online which ensured that the children stayed safe and yet were able to participate in the camp without any fear. PFWS announced online activities such as drawing, video making, poem, songs, essay writing etc. to be conducted in all the police colonies of Delhi from the 16th to 30th May. On hearing this, there was all round cheer.
After the commencement of the camp, around 300 children from under 5 years to adolescents participated in its online activities which brought to fore their creative and sensitive side. The activities were judged by renowned persons who were experts in their fields. Winners were adjudged on their merit and given exciting prizes and lauded for their capabilities. The summer camps ended with the promise of holding even bigger and better camps in the future. It was a great opportunity for our children who showed tremendous zeal and competitive spirit in these very tough times and would have idled away their time, had it not been for this wonderfully invigorating summer camp.
The response to the idea was very encouraging and people from all the 10 centres participated in the competition with lots of enthusiasm and vigour to showcase their culinary skills. They took great pains to make their demo videos in the right get up and with utmost hygiene and great presentation.
The contest took place through a Facebook page called PFWS Preneur and over a hundred recipes were collected from welfare centres across Delhi. To cherish the efforts and skills for posterity, all the recipes have been carefully compiled in the form of a cookery book titled, “PFWS Chefs” whose 1st Edition was recently launched.
The e-book version of PFWS Chef was launched by respected Smt. Sonal Shah, W/o Hon’ble Minister of Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah during the PFWS virtual concert, WE CARE.
Realising the need to teach our workers about the beauty and craft of terracotta pottery, PFWS, in association with the Uttar Pradesh Institute Of Design, Lucknow organised a workshop on terracotta pottery on 7th November, 2020 at the Jyoti Nagar Welfare Centre. The workshop was conducted by Dr. Garima (UPID) and designer Shri Ishwar Singh from Jaipur. Many Team Leaders and about 20 members of police families were present for the workshop which taught different types of terracotta designs to the ladies present. As a token of gratitude, an appreciation letter was given to Dr. Garima (UPID) by Smt. Poorva Ved Surya, Team leader of Welfare Centre Jyoti Nagar.
A webinar on the topic “Pre-Menopause to Menopause: Managing the changing stages of Life” was held on 10th June 2020 in association with Forum for Democracy. The webinar was beneficial for the PFWS ladies wherein very important issues related to women were discussed by experts.
Delhi Police is constantly performing their duties in fighting against the pandemic caused due to novel Corona Virus (COVID 19). But, they need care too. PFWS is doing its duty to safeguard the Delhi Police personnel and their family members from the threat of COVID 19. Under the guidance of President PFWS, Mrs. Pratima Shrivasatava, Police Families Welfare Society is making Masks & Hand Sanitizers to distribute among the Delhi Police personnel and their family members free of cost in order to fight against the deadly novel Corona Virus (COVID-19). The masks are being prepared at PFWS Skill & Production Centre, Model Town. A dedicated and trained staff has started production of Hand Sanitizers at the Hand Sanitizer Production Unit at Welfare Centre New Police Lines exclusively for the police personnel and their family members.
An effort and step towards empowerment of women of our community through skill development, as per the vision of patron, Shri Amulya Patnaik, and guidance of Smt. Suchana Patnaik, President, PFWS was implemented successfully by Dr. Sushi Singh Vice President PFWS and her able team at two welfare centres. PFWS opened two skill development centres under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) which is implemented by National Skill Development Council (NSDC) and Skills Root (approved training partner of NSDC) which is running at Model Town and Narela Police Colonies centres for imparting training in Assistant Beauty Therapist and Self-Employed Tailor courses respectively.
PFWS introduced our youth to “Hunar Se Rozgar” a skill development program run by Ashok Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Management, India Tourism Development Corporation under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in Hospitality trades. In the first phase, 9 candidates (18 years and above 12th pass) have joined a 3-month long course, where they were trained as “Front office associate”. This training was free of cost and on successful completion of training program, followed by a test, certificates were issued to all candidates by Ashok Institute of Hospitality & Tourism Management on behalf of Ministry of Tourism Government of India. This initiative has been well received by the youth and appreciated by one and all.
Considering the need for providing better opportunities to our Delhi Police families, “Delhi Police Job Fair” was organised on 1st December, 2018 in partnership with Axis Bank, under the aegis of Welfare Wing of Delhi Police and Police Families Welfare Society (PFWS). This time it was organised exclusively for the youth and retired police personnel. The President PFWS, Smt. Suchana Patnaik and the Commissioner of Delhi Police, Shri Amulya Patnaik were the Chief Guests of the opening and closing ceremonies respectively. 128 Corporate Entities participated in the event and more than 8000 candidates registered for the jobs in different age categories. During the screening process held prior to the fair, 1600 candidates qualified and appeared for the interview. During the closing ceremony, The Commissioner of Delhi Police, Shri Amulya Patnaik, in his address, mentioned that owing to paucity of time and demanding nature of work of police personnel, It is essential that the Delhi Police takes step to meet their needs.
PFWS has been working consistently towards women empowerment. A food preservation course was organised for the resident ladies to nurture and hone their culinary skills. A five-day workshop was conducted at Ahata Kidara and NPL Welfare Centres by Mr. Kuldeep, Mrs. Sunita Arora and Mr. Ramesh from Ministry of Women And Child Development. President, PFWS, Smt. Suchana Patnaik graced the occasion and motivated the ladies to come forward and use the facility provided to them at their door-step. Our enthusiastic ladies learned a variety of cuisines, traditional sweets, squash, and pickles etc. They were sensitized on the nutritional value of the food and also how to preserve the nutrient value of fruits and vegetables. This course provided valuable hands-on training to the ladies who wish to pursue a career in the food industry. On the completion of this course, they received certificates from the Ministry of Women And Child Development and now they are qualified to start their own venture.
The wards of police personnel interested to take up civil service jobs, were given a chance to boost up their calibres through our new initiative under WAJIFA. Police Familes Welfare Society organised a workshop on Civil Services Examination for civil services aspirants of our police families on 18.01.2018 at 17, Mother Teresa Crescent. Success Guru A. K Mishra, Founder and Director of “Chanakya IAS Academy, addressed the Civil Services aspirants at the workshop and shared mantras to achieve success in Civil Services Examination. He also promised to support our initiative to help economically weaker strata of our police families.Smt Suchana Patnaik, president PFWS and Dr Sushi Singh, Vice President, PFWS also motivated the young aspirants. After this workshop, a scholarship exam was conducted for civil services aspirants of our police families at Chanakya Academy and 5 students out of 36 were shortlisted for scholarship. These students are taking discounted coaching at Chanakya IAS Academy.
PFWS launched a Green Initiative ‘WOW’ (wealth out of waste) on waste management in collaboration with ESREE foundation. In this regard, a program was held at welfare centre Malviya Nagar and Smt. Suchana Patnaik, President, PFWS, inaugurated this pilot project in the presence of Sh. Madhusudhan, Senior Consultant, ESREE foundation and senior members of PFWS. Sh. Madhusudhan introduced and explained the project. Members of ESREE Foundation sensitized the residents about the benefits of segregation of waste and how to make compost out of Kitchen waste with the help of Nukkad Natak and talks. They emphasized the crucial issue of post-consumer waste management and proper segregation and recycling of waste. With the continuous efforts of the ESREE team and our team leaders and welfare staff, more and more families are getting involved in the process. PFWS is committed to implementing this initiative in other Police Colonies in the coming months. ‘Be a part of the solution, not a part of the pollution’.
Police Family Welfare Society (PFWS) is a non-profit organization which was registered under the Societies Registration Act in the year 1972 as an autonomous body to look after the welfare of the police personnel and their families.
Police Families Welfare Society (Regd.) Delhi, 5 Rajpur Road, Delhi - 110054