Mrs. Indrani Patnaik, Vice Chairman
Going by the dictum that "behind every successful man there is a woman", Dr. D.R.Patnaik has no hesitation in sharing the credit of his
success with his
ever supportive wife Mrs. Indrani Patnaik
, who has engineered a happy home and mothered two sons, who currently have taken up the mantle from their industrious father.
, a graduate in arts, has been instrumental in guiding the businesses through its crest and troughs.
has been the perfect foil in terms of a "friend-philosopher-guide" to her
husband throughout his
has primarily been in charge of risk management and goal setting for individual companies and the group in general.
Coupled with her
filial responsibilities, it is no mean task to have played both the roles assiduously.
Depending on the time and the situation, she
has adapted and played an active or passive role as required.