Hyderabad: Women empowerment has been a priority for SIDBI. With reduction of margin and addition of agri allied activities as eligible, GoI has widened the scope and access of the Stand Up India scheme. Aspirant youths should gear up to leverage these.
SIDBI will further strengthen the digital eco system of Stand-Up India-through Udyami Mitra portal to create more opportunities and success stories of growth and business under Atmanirbhar India, said Sivasubramanian Ramann, CMD, SIDBI.
SIDBI’s Umbrella Mission Swavalamban endeavours to induce entrepreneurship culture, regard women as mainstay influencer on the society leading to job creation, he said at the concluding session of Swavalamban Sashakt, a joint initiative of The Small Industrial Development Bank of India(SIDBI) and Confederation of Women Entrepreneurs of India (COWE) taken up to give a fillip to the Stand Up India scheme of the Government of India.
The participants were also guided how to register on the portal and to avail various financial and non-financial services available. The sessions focused on business ideas in food processing, medical sector, e-Commerce, supplies to hospitality, support services sector and several other sectors. The webinars could reach out to more than 1500 aspiring women entrepreneurs from across India since February this year.
COWE national president Vandana Maheshwari, national vice-president Madhu Tyagi and chairperson of the webinar series Nidhi Toshniwal and others guided the entrepreneurs on various issues of the Stand Up India, a release said.
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