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J&K: ‘Saath’ initiative launched for SHGs

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, launched the Rural Enterprises Acceleration Programme called ‘Saath’ for Self Help Group (SHG) women on September 1, 2021. Highlights This initiative will help about 48000 SHGs in which about four lakh women are connected, in Jammu and Kashmir. Saath initiative will focus on mentoring and market linkages of ..

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NITI Aayog-Cisco launch next phase of WEP

The NITI Aayog and a US-based tech giant, Cisco launched the next phase of the Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) on August 26, 2021. Highlights This phase of the WEP has been titled as ‘WEPNxt’. It will leverage technology from Cisco and experience working with India’s start-up ecosystem in order to enable more women-owned businesses in ..

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MeitY-NASSCOM Start-up Women Entrepreneur Awards 2020-21

Government of India announced MeitY-NASSCOM Start-up Women Entrepreneur Awards 2020-2021 on August 17, 2021. Key Points MeitY-NASSCOM Women Startup Entrepreneurs Awards is the first step that recognizes and cultivates the entrepreneurial spirit in women. Awards inspire next generation of women to lead Indian digital era in order to serve as guiding role models. It also ..

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‘Xcelerator Bengaluru’ Initiative unveiled in Bangaluru

The state of Karnataka has launched the “Xcelerator Bengaluru Initiative” in the bid to provide support to the women-owned micro-businesses. Government’s support to women The state presented the Budget for 2021-2021 on March 8, 2021 in which it has granted ₹37,188 crore for the women-centric programmes. Similarly, the government is also encouraging the small scale ..

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HDFC Bank launches SmartUp Unnati programme

The HDFC Bank has launched the “SmartUp Unnati mentoring Programme”. This programme was launched to provide its support to the women entrepreneurs. About SmartUp Unnati mentoring Programme This programme was launched on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Under this programme, the senior women leaders from the HDFC Bank with the expertise will mentor the ..

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