No. PR – 205 January 31, 2022 New Delhi
“Host of different opportunities available for women in today’s time”
– Mr Hari Chandra Semwal ( IAS ), Secretary Woman and Child Development Govt. Of Uttarakhand
The PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry under the Uttarakhand Chapter organized the SHEpreneur Talk Series: Leading the Women Emancipation to establish a platform for the women entrepreneurs to meet and interact with women leaders from varied professions and businesses, further discussing business avenues for them.
Mr. Hemant Kochhar, Chair, Uttarakhand State Chapter, PHDCCI mentioned that women entrepreneurs represent the fastest-growing category worldwide and women are making a significant contribution to the entrepreneurial activities and economies. Women entrepreneurs have an important impact on the Indian economy, both by the number of start-ups that they create and operate—and further by the fact that several of them are becoming successful unicorns.
Dr. Aruna Abhey Oswal, Chairperson, WCD&E Committee, PHDCCI highlighted that the evolution of women in the business avenues is correspondent to the changes that are much needed for creating a gender-neutral society that fosters an encouraging bushiness environment for women. With their creativity, resilience, strong spirit, confidence, hard work, perseverance, and many other qualities women have been able to run businesses in various sectors and continue to flourish across industries.
Mr. Pradeep Multani, President, PHDCCI highlighted that women form a significant proportion of the workforce in India. Involvement of women in all activities in all fields would ensure effective utilization of labour, generation of income, and hence improvement in the quality of life of a woman. They have made efficient use of the opportunities given to them over the past few decades and have proved time and again that they are no less than anyone else.
Chief Guest Mr. Hari Chandra Semwal ( IAS ), Secretary Woman and Child Development Govt. Of Uttarakhand mentioned that the Uttarakhand Government has extensively worked and continues to work towards the betterment of women’s security and protection. There is a host of different opportunities available for women in today’s time and the Uttarakhand Government is open to volunteering to extend rigorous help towards untapped organizations working towards facilitating the growth of women across sectors.
Ms Preeti Saluja, Co-Chair, Madhya Pradesh Chapter, PHDCCI mentioned that a gender-neutral and supportive business environment is required for the growth of the Indian Economy by encouraging women in the entrepreneurship sector. It is very important to encourage women in the enterprises as they could further encourage many other women to join the ventures. There has been an immense growth in women-led ventures and entrepreneurship due to supportive government policies and the betterment of education for females. Various women organizations who are working for the upliftment of women entrepreneurs and further creating an inclusive ecosystem must be facilitated.
Mr. Rajat Banerji Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Amway India showed a presentation highlighting the business model of direct selling and how it has shown exponential growth across India. He further explained that women account for a major workforce in this sector and this has generated a significant employment opportunity across cities.
The formal vote of thanks was presented by Ms. Kiran Bhatt Todaria, Member, Uttarakhand Chapter, PHDCCI. The webinar was moderated by Dr. Yogesh Srivastav, Assistant Secretary-General, PHDCCI, and was well attended by industry officials, students, and many women entrepreneurs.
The webinar was supported by Amway India Ltd.
The webinar was supported by PHDCCI’s Annual Sponsors such as Multani Pharmaceuticals Ltd; Star Wire; PG Industry; Uflex Ltd; DLF Ltd; Continental Carriers Pvt Ltd; Belair Travel & Cargo Pvt Ltd; Radico Khaitan Ltd; Jindal Steel & Power; MMG Group; Paramount Communications; Superior Industries Limited; JK Tyre & Industries Ltd; SMC Investments and Advisors Ltd; Crystal Crop Protection Ltd; Sagar Group of Industries; Samsung India Electronics; Comtech Interio; R E Rogers; AYUSH Herbs Private Ltd; Apeejay Stya Group; DCM Shriram; EaseMyTrip; Blossom Kochhar Beauty Products Pvt Ltd; Oswal Greentech; Trident Group; MV Cotspin Ltd; Synergy Environics Ltd; Ajit Industries Pvt Ltd; P S BEDI & Co.; Indian Farmer &Fertilizers Corporation Ltd; Jindal Steel; Hindware Sanitary; Modern Automobiles; Livit Ltd; Axa Parenterals; Bhagwati Plastic and Pipes Industries; J K Insurance Brokers Ltd; DD Pharmaceutical Ltd.
Warm Regards Media Division PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry