Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan urged the colonies and other residential welfare associations to take initiative in launching self-employment training programmes for women and youth to explore their entrepreneurial skills and help them get economically empowered and supplement the incomes.
“We need more entrepreneurs rather than the job-seekers so as to contribute for the family’s income and country’s economy. I call upon the women to come out and explore the world to get economically empowered,” she added.
Secretary to Governor K Surendra Mohan, IAS, explained as part of the initiative, initially 31 women from Raj Bhavan parivar will be trained in Maggam works and Hand Embroidery and later stages, training will be offered in Food Products, Paper Crafts using waste paper, fashion designing and other courses.
Association of Lady Entrepreneurs of India secretary Sridevi and directorsPallavi Joshi and Madhavi explained about their training programmes for women to promote entrepreneurship among them.
Later, the Governor went round the stalls set up by the entrepreneurs and interacted with the entrepreneurs and appreciated their efforts in innovations like bio-degradable PPE kits and other eco-friendly handicrafts made by the women entrepreneurs.