New Delhi: Showcasing the role of women entrepreneurs in the creation of a self-sufficient India and their involvement in the respectable and ambitious ‘AtmaNirbhar Bharat’ program, BRICS CCI Women’s Wing organised a day-long summit “Women for AtmaNirbhar Bharat” here on Friday.
IAS and Special Resident Commissioner, Tripura Bhawan, Sonal Goel said, “When you empower a woman, you empower the entire family and the entire society around them. AtmaNirbhar Bharat for Women in true sense calls for empowering & encouraging local talents and boosting indigenous trades of the country.”
The BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a parent organization which promotes commerce and industry in the BRICS nations. The Chamber, founded in 2012 with the efforts of eminent professionals and entrepreneur, is a not-for-profit and non-governmental organization. BRICS CCI is a registered body under Societies Registration Act 1860, Government of India and empanelled with NITI Aayog (highest policy-making body of Govt of India) and recognized by United Nations.
The session was divided in three sessions. Many prominent speakers from different organizations and sectors delivered their views in the panel discussion of the seminar. Distinguished panelists shared their views focused on may topics like Women leadership of today, building Women Leaders of Tomorrow and Building a more Inclusive Workplace for Women.
Dr Sasmit Patra said, “Mission Shakti (2002) is the strongest example of Women Empowerment. 80 lakh women receive funding from the government for women entrepreneurship. Hence, it proves that women can be both bread-maker & bread-winner giving them a sense of self-worth.”
Chairman, United News of India and BRICS CCI, Vishwas Tripathi stressed that the role of women is going to be pivotal for the vision of AtmaNirbhar. Bharat. “Hence, for the inclusion of women, it is mandatory to understand the current situations and challenges facing women and taking appropriate actions,” he said.
Shri Ram Mohan Mishra said, “When we speak of Women Empowerment, it is pre-requisite to provide in the opportunities to work on socio-cultural, political and economic aspects simultaneously. In addition, it is essential for the achievement of sustainable development as well.”