HAUSLA: Initiative by JKTPO enters phase 2

Dignitaries and participants at a workshop for women entrepreneurship in Jammu on Thursday.
Dignitaries and participants at a workshop for women entrepreneurship in Jammu on Thursday.

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Dec 2: J&K Trade Promotion organization (JKTPO) organized a one day comprehensive workshop cum felicitation ceremony ‘HAUSLA-Inspiring her growth’ at Jammu and virtually at Srinagar for catalyzing women entrepreneurship in J&K.
This workshop has eventually led to start of second stage of HAUSLA programme which will include one-to-one mentoring of women entrepreneurs.
Further the session launched a HAUSLA credit scheme specially curated by J&K bank in association with JKTPO in the presence of Ranjan Prakash Thakur, Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce (I&C) as chief guest and Shahid Iqbal Chaudhary, CEO, mission Youth J&K as guest of honour.
Also, JKTPO and J&K Bank joined hands by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for promotion of Women Entrepreneurship in J&K by Ankita Kar, MD JKTPO and Shareesh Sharma, Vice President and Zonal Head J&K Bank at an event yesterday.
Ankita Kar while welcoming the participants highlighted the journey of HAUSLA programme and its important role in development of effective leadership skills.
Ranjan Prakash Thakur, Principal Secretary I&C, in his address highlighted the importance of workshop and HAUSLA programme in providing opportunities to women to spread their wings and assured that department of I&C is committed to empowering women entrepreneurs.
Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary emphasized that mission Youth J&K in its tie up with ‘HAUSLA’ will ensure full support to the women entrepreneurs in their journey of becoming inspiration for Women across J&K.
Ritu Singh, Chairperson FICCI, JKL chapter explained various prospects and methods of getting better industrial connects and called on the HAUSLA participants for widely participating in future programmes.
The workshop was also attended by officers from Department I&C and was graced by more than 100 women entrepreneurs.