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22nd March 2022 (6 Topics)

NITI Aayog organizes 5th Edition of Women Transforming India Awards

Context

Recently, NITI Aayog’s Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) organized the fifth edition of the Women Transforming India Awards (WTI).

About

About the Women Transforming India Awards (WTI):

  • The Women Transforming India Awards is NITI Aayog’s annual initiative to highlight the commendable and ground-breaking endeavours of India’s women leaders and change-makers.
  • The Awards will be conferred on seventy five women achievers to celebrate their contribution towards a Sashakt Aur Samarth Bharat.
  • Applications for the WTI Awards were invited under one or more than one of the following seven categories:
  • Public and Community Service
  • Manufacturing Sector
  • Non-manufacturing Sector
  • Financial Products enabling Economic Growth
  • Climate Action
  • Promote Art, Culture and Handicrafts
  • Digital Innovation

About Women Entrepreneurship Platform:

  • Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) is an aggregator portal that aims to catalyse the entrepreneurial ecosystem for women and address information asymmetry.
  • To build a vibrant ecosystem for women-led enterprises.
  • The platform also works to strengthen industry linkages and increase awareness of existing programmes and services.
  • To date, more than 900 women entrepreneurs have been benefitted through 77 programmes and events hosted on the platform.
  • The platform played an active role during Covid-19 by conducting webinars to provide business support to women entrepreneurs and through its Masking It Up campaign, whereby women-led small businesses in India that were adversely impacted were supported.

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