The Full form of PFA is People for Animals India. PFA is India’s largest animal welfare organization and Maneka Gandhi, who started the organization in 1992, is its current chairperson. People for Animals India (PFA) regularly work with various other animal rights and welfare organizations such as HSI (Humane Society International) and PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals).
An example of this combined liaising would be the successful after 10- years’ long campaign to ban seal fur and skin in India which was passed in April 2018. With a nationwide network of 60 mobile units, 165 units, 26 hospitals, and 2.5 Lakh members, PFA is India’s largest animal welfare organization. It works to rescue and rehabilitate sick and needy animals. They set up and run shelters, treatment camps, ambulance services, sterilization programs, and disaster rescue missions for animals.
They also conduct education programs in schools, fight cases in court and lobby on animal issues in parliament. Along with, Liaisoning with national and international animal welfare groups, they also provide financial support or otherwise to deserving animal welfare initiatives. PFA provides career opportunities in animal welfare. The source and promote animal-free alternatives and enroll celebrity spokespersons to popularize cruelty-free choices.