Thursday, December 6, 2018

New Wing of PFWC, A&N Police inaugurated by President (PFWA)

Port Blair, Dec 05: The new wing of Police Family Welfare Centre (PFWC) of A&N Police was inaugurated by Smt. Geeta Pathak, President, Police Family Welfare Association (PFWA) at Police Lines on 04.12.2018. Shri Dependra Pathak, IPS, Director General of Police, A&N Islands, Shri Sanjay Singh, IPS, IGP, Shri Vimal Anand Gupta, IPS, DIGP, Senior Police officers and police personnel of A&N Police & their family members were also present on the occasion.
The new wing of PFWC houses a computer lab for providing computer classes to the wards and families of police personnel; an activity-cum-entertainment hall for organizing dance, music and hobby classes as well as cultural & entertainment programmes and a skill development centre for providing skill training in various trades like stitching, embroidery, handicraft making etc.
Police Family Welfare Centre was established in the year 1974. It has since been engaged in promoting welfare of families of Andaman & Nicobar Police. Various welfare and recreational activities were organized by Police Family Welfare Centre from time to time. With the establishment of new wing, efforts are being made to revive PFWC in a more structural and organized manner by adopting a three pronged approach viz. making ongoing projects sustainable; launch of new initiatives; honing of skills & talents and promoting financial independence.
Addressing the gathering, Smt. Geeta Pathak, lauded the efforts of PFWC in organizing various welfare and recreational programmes for the families of police personnel and dedicated the new wing to the police families so as to provide skills, knowledge and empowerment to them. She also motivated the police families to come together and actively participate in the activities of PFWC that are being organized for their welfare.
The Director General of Police, A&N Islands also conveyed his heartiest greetings and best wishes to all police personnel and their family members and emphasized on organizing various welfare activities for the benefit of family members of police personnel.

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