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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan launches a programme to support women

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday launched a capacity development programme for women-led startups. Supported by the government’s Startup India, the programme ‘WING – Women Rise Together’ aims to support aspiring and; established female entrepreneurs by giving them access to incubation, workshops, and investors.

The programme aims to identify and support aspiring and established female entrepreneurs by providing them access to incubation, investors and various business support services.

This program aims to support at least 7500 women entrepreneurs in the country over the next one year.

After the launched this programme in Kerala then spread to the rest of the country.

While the consortium of KSUM and Let’s Venture will lead the programme in the south, KIIT-TBI, Startup Oasis, FITT – IIT Delhi, and Singex will implement the programme in East, West, North, and North-East.

Anil Agrawal, Joint Secretary, DPIIT, said, “We understand the potential of mobilising the women entrepreneurs in the country.

Through this Capacity Development programme we want to bring women to the forefront of innovation and support them with various benefits like incubation, mentorship, investments etc. to help them grow.”

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