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National Commission for Women & Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad hold 99th programme to orient women towards entrepreneurship


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National Commission for Women & Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad hold 99th programme to orient women towards entrepreneurship

Kargil, July 01, 2024: The National Commission for Women (NCW) & Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad today organized the 99th programme to orient women towards entrepreneurship as a career.

The programme was organized at NIELIT, Kargil and was supported by National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology (NIELIT).

Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Dr. Mohd Jaffer Akhoon was the Chief Guest for the Kargil EAP Program, besides Joint Secretary, National Commission for Women, A. Asholi Chalai was the guest of honour and Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil, Shrikant Suse was also present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, the CEC said entrepreneurship offers a ray of hope for economic empowerment, especially for women in areas like Kargil. He also said these women possess tremendous potential and resilience.

The CEC Kargil said this initiative aims to provide them with the tools and knowledge to overcome challenges and thrive as entrepreneurs. He said in Kargil there are a lot of promising opportunities available in tourism, handicrafts, and other emerging sectors.

Dr Jaffer also said that alongside the support of National Commission for Women and the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, the awareness program will help to ignite the inner strength of women in participating entrepreneurship programmes.

CEC Kargil also said that the participation of women is very pivotal in development of the economy and women should participate in all fronts of economic development for their personal growth as well.

A. Asholi Chalai Joint Secretary NCW said, “This collaborative effort between the NCW and the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India represents a crucial stride in unlocking the latent entrepreneurial potential in Ladakh women.  

He also said by equipping them with essential skills and knowledge, they aim to catalyse economic growth and enhance the socio-economic landscape of the region.

He also said that this initiative will pave the path for numerous thriving enterprises led by women in Ladakh, fostering comprehensive community development.

Moreover, NCW is actively promoting initiatives to empower women across the country, encouraging them to establish their enterprises and achieve financial independence even before marriage.

DC Kargil, Shrikant Suse said that the initiative presents a unique chance for Ladakh women to delve into entrepreneurship as a promising career choice. He said the training and knowledge imparted through this program will be instrumental in empowering them to unleash their capabilities, innovate, and bolster the economic vitality of the region.

The aim of the EAP is to orient participating women to the benefits of adopting entrepreneurship as a career, learn the finer skills and overcome social, economic, and familial barriers to becoming entrepreneurs.

The Kargil EAP aimed at developing entrepreneurial skills among women so that they could gain knowledge, skills and motivation to build their own businesses.

After the inauguration, the sessions and panel discussions were organized where experts deliberated on topics such as the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, identifying business opportunities, cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset, strategies to overcome challenges commonly faced by women, understanding gender specific issues and challenges, and information on government schemes and policies for women business owners.

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