‘Purkal Stree Shakti’ is the 16th shop, which has come under FAIR TRADE INDIA brand. It was formally announced in a ceremony held at the Purkal Youth Development Society (PYDS) campus on 21st October 2012.

Mr. Aloke B. Lall former Director General Police, Uttarakhand,  Mr. Rakesh Dhawan, Board Member, Purkal Stree Shakti, Ms. Padmini Sharma, Executive Director, FTF-I, Mr. G.K.Swamy, founder of PYDS, Ms. Chinni Swamy, CEO, Purkal Stree Shakti Samiti (PSSS), producers of PSSS and students as well as teachers of PYDS’s school participated in the ceremony. The FAIR TRADE INDIA branding initiative is supported by the European Commission and HIVOS under the ProSustain project. (The photograph: Mr. A.B.Lall, former DGP of Uttararakhand addressing the gathering)

Many representatives from print as well as TV media were also present during the occassion. You can find the report appeared in ‘the Pioneer’ daily, please click on the link:


Address by Ms. Padmini Sharma, ED, FTF-I

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Ms. Rakesh Dhawan lighting the lamp

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Producer of PSSS purkal 4

Log on to : http://www.purkalstreeshakti.org , for more details.