The main objective of Supath was to extend holistic support to poor to better their lives by economic and social empowerment through constructive interventions addressing grass root level issues.
Vision : “To build a healthy, happy, peaceful and prosperous society“
Mission : “To develop mental, intellectual and emotional capabilities to imbibe values and virtues in one’s life to re-establish healthy, happy, peaceful and prosperous society”.
Shri Devendra Sutaria, Founder ad Chairman of Supath is a graduate in Agriculture Science. He had started his professional career as an Agriculture Officer in Dena bank. He performed his duty in the bank in Rural Financing and State level Banker’s Committee. He also co-coordinated a pilot project for strengthening of Credit Delivering System of World Bank for a perriod of 5 years sponsered by NABARD and aided by World Bank. Further, he also worked as a Dy. Regional Manager with the bank.
In the year 1987, he came into contact with Rajyoga center of Brahma Kumaris World Spritual University and started assimilating spiritual knowledge and the practice of Rajyoga meditation. While in the bank . he set up a voluntery organization Supath Gramodhyog Sansthan in 1994.
Since his childhood, he had an inclination to work for the poor to bring them out of poverty. After serving the bank for 22 years, he opted for voluntary retirement in 2001 to work full time in the social sector. Since then , he heads and guides Supath, which provides platforms to rural women to earn their living through formulation of self help groups, making available all needed resources, assisting in financial marketing, imparting process knowhow, etc.
He has been nominated as Member of Working Group of Women’s Agency and Empowerment for 12th Five Year Plan(2012-17) by Planning Commission,New Delhi.