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Capacity Development Programme for Women Entrepreneurs launched

Current context: Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala Chief Minister launched the Kerala edition of WING-Women Rise Together initiative for women entrepreneurs.
Capacity Development Programme for Women Entrepreneurs launched  
  • The initiative is for capacity development of women entrepreneurs in the country and was launched under Startup India, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT).
  • The aim of the programme is to support and identify the aspiring female entrepreneurs by giving them access to inventors, incubation and various business support service.
  • It targets to support atleast 7500 women entrepreneurs in the country till 2020.
  • Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) and LetsVenture have been given the responsibility to run this programme across the southern states of Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala.
  • The initiation of the 1st leg is in Kerala and then it will be spread across the country.
  • FITT - IIT Delhi, and Singex will lead the programme in North and North-East, KIIT-TBI in East and Startup Oasis in West.

Question: 

Q.1 WING-Women Rise Together initiative is launched for?
a. Women Entrepreneurs
b. Women Artisans
c. Women Daily wage workers
d. Women House workers
Capacity Development Programme for Women Entrepreneurs launched Capacity Development Programme for Women Entrepreneurs launched Reviewed by Neha Verma on September 30, 2019 Rating: 5

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