Last Updated : Feb 16 2019 2:27PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
PM Modi reiterates sacrifices of security personnel in Pulwama terror attack will not go waste; Says, country is proud of our security forces            PM Modi inaugurates several development projects in Yavatmal district of Maharashtra            All Party meeting in New Delhi passes resolution condemning Pulwama terrorist attack            EAM Sushma Swaraj leaves on four-day visit to Bulgaria, Morocco and Spain            PV Sindhu to clash with Saina Nehwal in Women's Singles Final of Senior National Badminton Championship in Guwahati today           

National News

Mar 08, 2018

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant today launches Women Entrepreneurship Platform

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant today launched the Women Entrepreneurship Platform, WEP, on the occasion of International Women's Day. 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. It aims to promote women entrepreneurship and provide industry linkages and partner support to women entrepreneurs. 
Nominations for the third edition of the Women Transforming India Awards 2018, was also opened on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Kant said, International Women's Day is an extremely special occasion and Women Entrepreneurship platform will provide a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem where women do not face any gender-based barriers. 
Talking to AIR, United Nations Resident Coordinator for India Yuri Afanasiev said Women Entrepreneurship Platform launched today is a logical continuation of Women's transforming India awards. 
Vice-Chairperson of Nasscom product council Somdutta Singh shares her views with AIR and said there is a need to give more opportunities to women. 
To mark the occasion of International Women's Day, Noted Singer Kailash Kher dedicated few lines of a song to all the women. 

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 16 (Feb) Midday News 16 (Feb) News at Nine 15 (Feb) Hourly 16 (Feb) (1300hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 16 (Feb) दोपहर समाचार 15 (Feb) समाचार संध्या 15 (Feb) प्रति घंटा समाचार 16 (Feb) (1305hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 16 (Feb) Khabrein(Day) 16 (Feb) Khabrein(Eve) 15 (Feb)
Aaj Savere 16 (Feb) Parikrama 15 (Feb) Lok Ruchi Samachar 10 (Feb)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 15 (Feb) Samayki 15 (Feb) Sports Scan 15 (Feb) Spotlight/News Analysis 14 (Feb)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 14 (Feb) Surkhiyon Mein 14 (Feb) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 13 (Feb) Vaad-Samvaad 12 (Feb) Money Talk 12 (Feb) Current Affairs 8 (Feb)