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Stand Up India Scheme: Over 81% account holders are women

The Ministry of Finance has launched several schemes in past seven years which comprise of several special provisions that empowers the women. One such scheme is “Stand-up India scheme” under which 81% of the account holders are women. All these schemes have financially empowered the women to lead a better life and fulfil their dreams ..

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Facebook launches ‘Pragati’ in India

Major Technological Company Facebook launched its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative called ‘Pragati’ in India. The initiative which aims to boost women entrepreneurship in India, is powered by N/Core (The/Nudge Centre for Social Innovation). The project will incubate and accelerate early-stage women-led non-profit units that work on women entrepreneurship. The initiative will award four financial ..

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MSME ministry organises ‘Conference on Empowering Women Entrepreneurs’

The three-day conference called ‘Conference on Empowering Women Entrepreneurs’ has been organised by the Union Ministry of MSME in collaboration with various industry bodies like FICCI-flo, CII and India SME Forum, in New Delhi. Union MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the conference and a panel discussion on ‘Creating a conducive business Eco System for Empowering ..

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National Organic Food Festival inaugurated in New Delhi

The National Organic Food Festival was recently inaugurated in New Delhi by the Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani. ‘Unleashing India’s Organic Market Potential’ is the theme of the festival. Hundreds of woman entrepreneurs and different self-help groups (SHGs) from across the nation exhibit their ..

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MoU signed to organize “National Organic Festival of Women Entrepreneurs”

A Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) was signed between the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MoWCD) and the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) to organize the “National Organic Festival of Women Entrepreneurs”. The event will be planned and organized by the National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) located in Kundli, Sonepat, Haryana. ..

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