World Women’s Day Celebrations
At Canara Bank Agriculture and Finance Branch, Women entrepreneurship Development centre Sector 34 Chandigarh participated by CDCL Skill development Centre sector 28 B Chandigarh.
To recognize and Award the efforts and enterprising spirit of women, Canara Bank at its Circle Office Sector 34 Chandigarh organized a workshop titled “ International Women day celebration”
Present on the dais were Sh. S.S Mishra DGM Canara Bank ,Sh. Umesh Kumar Sharma AGM Canara Bank , and guest Speaker Ms. Ritika Gautam incharge Operations CDCL Skills Development Centre Chandigarh. Women entrepreneurs were felicitated on the day.
Sh. Mishra at the onset addressed that why it is important to celebrate these days, and also informed the audiaence as to how a movement that was started in 1907 became a celebration. And he remarked and saluted the spirit of womenhood.
While Speaking on the occasion Ms. Gautam From CDCL a leading Skill Development Centre at Madhya Marg the heart of the city, informed that a 2.5acre campus has multifaceted skill development programs. These are provided through Govt. of India and State Govt. and Municipal corporation Chandigarh. She spoke about the following
She spoke as to how skill development initiatives like, Skill India Mission, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna, AJEEVIKA Mission, NDLM, Start up india and Micro finance for S&ME are various avenues with the help of which women can skill themselves. This would have a miniscule cost. After these trainings they could join the workforce of organized industrial sector or could become self employed. She Cited an example of women empowerment wherein 15 urban poor female beneficiaries participated in NULM’s technical program at CDCL and are well placed with white goods industry.
She also appraised that how Canara Bank with its micro finance schemes are helping women entrepreneurs to come up as SHG Self Help Groups or individual owners as self employed.
Glimpses from the Event