Union Minister, Shri Nitin Gadkari, formally launched Prabha Khaitan Foundation’s website (pkfoundation.org) in a virtual function attended by which guests across India and abroad. Prabha Khaitan Foundation (PKF), a Kolkata-based registered public charitable trust, was set up by Late Dr. Prabha Khaitan – a litterateur, entrepreneur and social worker – who worked relentlessly for the emancipation of women.
Commending the legacy of Late Dr. Prabha Khaitan, Mr. Gadkari said, “Karm hi jeevan (work is life) was the mission of Late Dr. Prabha Khaitan who showed social sensitivity and responsibility towards the poor and disadvantaged and espoused the cause of women empowerment in the spheres of art, literature, culture, education and social work by helping them hone up their hidden talents. She instilled in them confidence and self reliance. I am glad that Prabha Khaitan Foundation is carrying forward the good work and legacy of Late Dr. Prabha Khaitan.”
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at the virtual event to launch Prabha Khaitan Foundation website with Manisha Jain, Monica Bhangwar and Apra Kuchhal
“We want to make such an Atmanirbhar Bharat where there should be no discrimination on the basis of caste, ideology, religion, language and sex. Organisations like Prabha Khaitan Foundation will bring about changes in the society. I believe we will achieve the goal one day,” Mr. Gadkari said.
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Currently, PKF is one of India’s leading social welfare organisations engaged in various social welfare causes for women, children and the elderly. PKF is also one of the leading private organisations to promote Indian art, culture, literature, and folk heritage within and outside the country, often in collaboration with like-minded Indian and foreign organisations.
Prabha Khaitan Foundation is inspired and guided by the life and works of Late Prabha Khaitan – a Over the past few decades, PKF has created a lot of cultural capital by building up a strong network of conscientious talented individuals and organisations across the globe for socio-cultural causes.