Minister Mrs. Chitnis in session on “woman skill enhancement and employment”
Bhopal, June 2, 2017 (Abdul Ahad Farhan): Woman and Child Development Minister Mrs. Archana Chitnis said that today women of rural areas and weaker section want to get job. During providing benefits of government schemes, many women have demanded jobs. This session will be important for jobs for women. Mrs. Chitnis said this in session on session on ‘Woman Skill Enhancement and Employment Opportunities’ in Global Skill and Employment Partnership Summit 2017. She said that working women concept came late in the cities; women in villages were working in farming, dairy and cottage industries for centuries. Woman and Child Development minister called upon women that women can achieve any target if they decide. Challenges are opportunities and one has to face them. Progress cannot be achieved by taking support of others. She appealed banks to provide loan to women entrepreneurs. Vice-chancellor of Chitrakoot Gramoday Vishwavidyalaya Prof Nareshchandra Gautam said that women work 30 percent more than men along with having skill. Mr. Gautam said that his university provides skill development education to girls residing in hostel two hours daily. He said that women should be attached with entrepreneurship by imparting education. He gave information about Bachelor of Community Leadership Course being run by women and child development department of the university.
Chairman of AISECT Mr. Santosh Chobey said that he runs 23000 centres of education and training across the country and 2500 women are conducting some of the centres. Many centres are at block level in Madhya Pradesh. Women are successfully operating aadhar card, animation, designing, common service centres there. He said that girls working in centre at Madhya Pradesh opened new centre after shifting at other places due to marriage. He suggested to open women resource centre and skill development of tribal women. Director, Mrs. Archana Bhatnagar, speaking on entrepreneur development, said that her company helps women in load, training, technical knowledge and employment.
She said that many schemes are operational for women entrepreneurs and we can achieve adopting their benefits. One such scheme Stand-up India is only for women and entrepreneurs should take its benefit. She suggested that three to five percent reservation should be for women in procurement policy in Madhya Pradesh. Executive office of Beauty and Wellness Ms. Anu Wadhwa said that beauty and health industries need one crore human resources additionally and women can take its benefit. She said that she runs three salons in Madhya Pradesh.
Today, she will sign MoU for two more salons. Rupak Vashishta of apparel sector said that one and half crore people are engaged in this sector. This is the sector providing jobs after agriculture. His company will provide training for embroidery to women in villages and jobs as well in the villages. Mr. Rajiv Saxena of MP Con said that women should be associated with mechanized farming and not being focused on sowing, cutting etc. works. He said that women’s contribution is important in minor forests produces. They should be linked with supply chain. Joint director Mr. BR Vishwakarma informed about Mukhyamantri Kaulshalya Yojana and Mukhyamantri Kaushal Samvardhan Yojana. He said that Ola company has signed MoU for providing jobs of taxi driver to women.