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Empowering Women: CWE holds mega awareness programme at GGHSS Kothibagh

Published by Kashmir News Trust on March 29, 2018, 6:40 pm

Kashmir News Trust Web Desk


Srinagar: The Centre for Women Entrepreneurship (CWE), a program vertical of Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) Thursday conducted mega awareness cum orientation program at Govt. Girls Higher Secondary School, Kothibagh, Srinagar. The program was aimed at creating awareness and orients the educated unemployed females towards entrepreneurship.

Head Department of Women Studies Centre, University of Kashmir, Prof. Neelofar Ara was the chief guest on the occasion while Mr. Dayal Maheshwari, an expert and mentor for startups, Prof. Roshan Ara, Assistant Professor, Women Studies Centre and faculty members from Govt. Women’s College M A Road were also present on the occasion.Jkedi

More than 270 people participated in the program including students from GGHSS Kothi Bagh, students of NIUST, ITI and Polytechnic courses and some female entrepreneurs sponsored by JKEDI. The participants were sensitized about the need for entrepreneurship in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The participants were made aware of different government schemes being implemented by CWE of JKEDI to foster entrepreneurship in the state of J&K. On the occasion CWE also felicitated some successful female entrepreneurs and presented them mementos.

The Centre for Women Entrepreneurship, Kashmir is dedicated for encouraging females to come forward and chose entrepreneurship as their first career choice. The Centre shall continue such awareness programs in the coming days.