Mrs. Suchana Patnaik, President, PFWS, holds a masters’ degree in Sociology and a bachelors’ degree in Education. As an educationist and a teacher, she has spent a major part of her career in sharing knowledge and imparting values to young minds. She finds this endeavor to be deeply satisfying as, to her, it fulfills her life’s purpose. She feels responsible to extend the knowledge she has been fortunate to receive herself. The same passion for teaching and imparting knowledge has been a catalyst for her efforts at the PFWS welfare initiative, especially those that involved skill development, career counseling and learning for the children from Delhi Police Families.
The sociologist in her has been of immense benefit in understanding the social aspects and issues of the community. Her knowledge of sociology has been beneficial to the PFWS teams in understanding issues and conceptualizing initiatives that might support the cause in a systematic manner.
A student of arts, she completed her graduation in history honors from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi. Talented at matching colors, she emerged as a designer of children’s and women’ sclothing. She is also a talented artiste who has made her mark in creating and promoting Tanjore Paintings. She pursued her talents in various arts including painting and her paintings on nature were much admired by all. She learnt the art of Tanjore painting while in Pondicherry. Unlike the traditional artists she has dared to delve into figures hithertorarely covered by the traditional artists.
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.