The seminar aims to help govt to share experience & the new initiatives worldwide, Both Govt of India & Govt of Gujarat has taken many steps & initiatives to uplift the status of women & to boost gender equality. And here we have one more outstanding event.
Under the aegis of the upcoming Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017, Government of Gujarat organised a Seminar cum Interactive Session on “An Ode to Women Entrepreneurship”.
Inaugurated by Shri Nitinbhai Patel, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat; this Seminar was attended by over 1000 participants including key decision makers and industry stalwarts who engaged in an open and informative discussion. Huge turnout at Seminar cum Interactive Session on ‘An Ode to Women Entrepreneurship’ at Vadodara!
The Event started with Felicitation of Guests, Followed by the Welcome speech of Dr. Jayanti S Ravi, IAS ( Commissioner & P.S. – Rural Development Department, Govt of Gujarat).
Ms. Tejal Amin, Vice Chancellor, Navrachana University engaging the audience with the Theme Address! Ms.Tejal Amin highlighted the importance of freedom and equality for Women Empowerment while addressing the audience.
Dr.Nirmalaben Wadhwani,Hon’ble Minister of State,Women,Child Welfare, GoG detailed the consistent efforts of the State for Women Empowerment.
Followed by Special address by Shri Jayantibhai Kavadiya,Hon’ble Minister of State, Panchayats,Rural Development & Rural Housing,GoG
Shri Nitinbhai Patel ,Hon’ble Deputy CM of Gujarat motivates all present with a highly engaging Keynote address at the event. “This #VGGS17 Pre-SUmmit Event is especially organised to inspire & motivate Women Entrepreneurs” he further addressed, “This Seminar will inform Women about the various Entrepreneurship opportunities & Gol initiatives”
The Inauguration session ended up with the Vote of Thanks by Ms. Roopa Patel (Chairperson, FLO Ahmedabad Chapter)
Session 1 : An Ode to Women Entrepreneurship- Panel Discussion 1 begins! Theme- The Challenging Path to Victory for Women Entrepreneurs. Dr. Jayanti S. Ravi, IAS, Commissioner & P.S.- Rural Development Department, GoG . Ms.Thinlas Chorol, Founder-Ladakhi Women’s Travel Company, Mr.Sanjay Joshi, CEO Shanti Life, Ms.Vaidehi Shah, Founder-The Urban Company,Ms.Maltiben Chaudhary, Mehsana Milk Cooperative.
Session 2 : Theme- Building an enabling environment for Women Entrepreneurship.
Session 3 : Shri Ramesh Chand Meena, IAS, Secretary, Tribal Development Department, GoG.
Panel 1 Speakers – Dr. Renuka Jain, Senior Scientific Officer, Avesthagen Limited and Ms. Pallavi Shah, Founder, Bon Vivant Ventures
Panel 2 Speakers – Ms.Karishma Shah,Founder Karishma Shah Design and Ms.Ruzan Khambatta,Founder @ Wajra O’Force Empowerment Found.
Over it was wonderful event, showing how aware and enthusiastic Women Entrepreneurs are,Specially form Gujarat State.