Dimapur, January 19 (MExN): Nagaland Chief Secretary, Temjen Toy (IAS) will launch the Nagaland edition of WING – Women Capacity Development Workshop on January 22, 9:00 am at SIRD HALL, Thizama Road, near solidarity park, New Secretariat, Kohima.
An initiative by Startup India, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), WING – Women Capacity Development Workshops aims to identify and support aspiring and established female entrepreneurs by providing them access to incubation, mentors, investors and various business support services.
As per a press release, the two-day workshop for women entrepreneurs is scheduled at the same venue on January 22 and 23 from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.
SingEx (India) a wholly owned subsidiary of Temasek, Singapore, has been selected by Startup India and DPIIT to execute and manage the workshops across Northeast Indian states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim.
Anil Agarwal, Joint Secretary, DPIIT, said, “We understand the potential of mobilising the women entrepreneurs in the country. Through this Capacity Development programme we want to bring women to the forefront of innovation and support them with various benefits like incubation, mentorship, investments etc. to help them grow.”
Speaking of the program, Aloysius Arlando, CEO, SingEx Holdings said, “SingEx will support the Indian Startup Ecosystem in every step of the way and is looking forward to help these startups reach their potential by inviting them to international events that SingEx organizes.”
Baldeep Singh Pahwa, Country Head & GM, SingEx Exhibitions (India) Pvt. Ltd., said, “We are very excited to be a part of this ecosystem. We are looking forward to apply our learning from Startup India Yatra executed by SingEx in 2018-19to help Women entrepreneurs from Northeast region realize their full potential through WING - Women Capacity Building Workshops.”