WCD Ministry to Set up Women’S Entrepreneurship Council (Download PDF)

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The Ministry of Women and Child Development has proposed the setting up of a Women՚s Entrepreneurship Council for taking up with the government the problems faced by businesswomen. WCD this year made rapid strides to address the issues of women and child development.

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi


  • Entrepreneurship has traditionally been defined as the process of designing, launching and running a new business
  • which typically begins as a small business, such as a startup company, offering a product, process or service for sale
  • Entrepreneurship has been defined as the capacity and willingness to develop, organize, and manage a business venture along with any of its risks in order to make a profit.

About Maneka Gandhi

  • Is the Indian Union Cabinet Minister for Women & Child Development in the Government of PM Narendra Modi.
  • She is also an animal rights activist, environmentalist, and widow of the Indian politician Sanjay Gandhi.
  • Maneka was born in Delhi into a Sikh family
  • She has earned international awards
  • She is also a patron of International Animal Rescue
  • She is a self-described environmentalist and animal rights leader in India

10 Successful female entrepreneurs in India

  1. Indu Jain
  2. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
  3. Indra Nooyi
  4. Vandana Luthra
  5. Naina Lal Kidwai
  6. Chanda Kochar
  7. Ekta Kapoor
  8. Suchi Mukherjee
  9. Richa Kar
  10. Aditi Gupta

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Reason Why Women Become Entrepreneurs

- Published/Last Modified on: March 16, 2017


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