The Inaugural Function of “Women Entrepreneurship and Empowerment Centre” was held Virtually at SRMIST, Ramapuram on 28.01.2022. Main objective of the centre would be to empower women with skill and knowledge.

Date & Time:

28th January 2022

02.00 PM IST

 

Chief Guest:

Mrs. N. Kamini, IPS

Inspector General of Police – Crime

Chennai City Police

Egmore, Chennai

 

Programme began with invocation and lighting of Kuthuvilakku. Convener of the program Dr. Shakeela Sathish, HOD Mathematics,  briefed about the programme and welcomed the gathering.

Chief Director  in his Presidential Address said that the main objective of the “Women Entrepreneurship and Empowerment Centre” is to train women to face all  challenges in all fields of their lives.

Dean E&T in his felicitation address said that  this centre is established to ignite  the spirit of entrepreneurship amongst the female students and faculty members .

Mrs. Kamini, IPS in her  address said  that gender equality is fundamental to the achievement of human rights that benefits all in the society. She mentioned about National commission for Women Act,1990 of Govt of India, which enables women to achieve equality and equal participation in all spheres of life by securing her due rights.

 

She mentioned women empowerment includes raising women’s status through education, carer, literacy, training and other aspects of life. Female Empowerment is promoting a women’s self-worth and their ability to do things based on their own choices and their right to influence social change for themselves and others. She said empowerment of women must happen in social, educational, economic, political and psychological levels.

She mentioned about many schemes for empowerment of women like

One Stop Centre Scheme,

Ujjawala – A Comprehensive Scheme for prevention of trafficking,  Nari Shakti Puraskar, Mahila Shakti Kendras,  Nirbhaya scheme  etc.