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4th WTI Awards to be organized to recognize women entrepreneurs

Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO NITI Aayog, Ms. Renata Lok-Dessallien, UN Coordinator in India and partners of Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) will be present during the launch.

Devdiscourse News Desk | New Delhi | Updated: 08-08-2019 19:13 IST | Created: 08-08-2019 19:13 IST
4th WTI Awards to be organized to recognize women entrepreneurs
This year’s theme is ‘Women and Entrepreneurship’, in continuation of the theme for WTI Awards 2018. Image Credit: Twitter(@ilo)

The NITI Aayog will launch the Fourth Edition of Women Transforming India (WTI) Awards in the capital tomorrow on 9 August 2019. Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO NITI Aayog, Ms. Renata Lok-Dessallien, UN Coordinator in India and partners of Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) will be present during the launch.

The Women Transforming India (WTI) Awards is being organized in collaboration with the United Nations to recognize women entrepreneurs from across India. This year's theme is 'Women and Entrepreneurship', in continuation of the theme for WTI Awards 2018.

Nominations for the awards will be opened immediately after the launch. WhatsApp has collaborated with NITI Aayog for WTI Awards 2019 and will be providing support amounting to US$100,000 to the award winners.

The Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) is a Government of India initiative by NITI Aayog to promote and support aspiring as well as established women entrepreneurs in India, assist and handhold them in their journey from starting to scaling up and expanding their ventures.

It has more than 5,000 women entrepreneurs registered on the platform, more than 30 partners and, has committed funding of more than US$10mn for these startups.

(With Inputs from PIB)


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