Women Entrepreneurship Platform


NITI Aayog, the premier think tank of the country will launch its Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) on 8th March tomorrow, on the occasion of the International Women’s Day.

About WEP:

  • Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) would provide a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem where women do not face any gender-based barriers.
  • The platform aspires to substantially increase the number of women entrepreneurs who will create and empower a dynamic New India.
  • WEP will provide opportunities to women to realize their entrepreneurial aspirations, scale-up innovative initiatives and chalk-out sustainable, long-term strategies for their businesses. 

The WEP shall aim to,

1.Promote women entrepreneurship by collaborating with various partner organisations

2. Provide industry linkages & partner support to women entrepreneurs Increase the visibility of existing schemes, programmes & services across government and private sectors

3. Identify and address issues and bottlenecks through appropriate channels

4. Develop a national database through a centralised portal for registration of women entrepreneurs

5.Provide evidence-based policy recommendations to develop a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem


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