Dehradun July 13, 2016 Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat will be in conversation with Business women from across the nation at an Interactive session “Uttarakhand :The Next Investment Destination for Women ‘ being organised by FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) at Federation House New Delhi on July 15, 2016 .
“About 200 business women and members of FLO will take part in the interactive session to discuss business opportunities for women in the young state of Uttarakhand which is already an attractive destination for Industrial investment with focus on generating additional employment for women .” said Ms Vinita Bimbhet President , FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) .
“Apart from interactive session with the Uttarakhand Chief minister other major highlights of the programme will include Presentations by senior officials and departments of the state on tourism and on investment opportunities in the Aviation sector and the Health and hospitality sector. Women welfare initiatives of Uttarakhand government and schemes related to industries generating employment for women shall be discussed” said Ms Bimbhet
“Another major highlight of the interactive session will be launch of Women Entrepreneurial park in the state and an Exhibition of handicrafts made by women from various parts of Uttarakhand .
Ms Shilpi Arora, Governing Body member FLO and Secretary ,Uttarakhand Congress will chair the session and Ms Shweta Rajpal Kohli , Economic Affairs Editor, NDTV will moderate the discussion.” Ms Bimbhet added.
“To accelerate women participation in the process of economic development, the first step is to develop and promote entrepreneurship among women – and for this concerted effort is required from the Industry, government and the society. And the second and the most important step is for the women themselves to discover their talent and unleash the entrepreneur within. FLO plays a crucial tool in sensitizing and educating the women, empowering them and bringing them to the forefront.”, said Ms Bimbhet.