Over the past few years, India has record growth in women entrepreneurship and more women are pursuing their career in this direction. In India, there are about 8 million women who have started or are running their businesses. Apart from that, women have 24% share in corporate senior management positions in India.
UDYAM SAKHI, a Ministry of Micro,Small & Medium Enterprises initiative, is a network for nurturing social entrepreneurship creating business models revolving around low-cost products and services to resolve social inequities.
Udyam Sakhi seeks to encourage women entrepreneurs and to aid, counsel, assist and protect their interests. It also preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.
The Udyam Sakhi helps Indian women to start, build and grow businesses. It recognises that women entrepreneur in the industry is critical to economic recovery and strength, in building nation's future, and to helping India compete in today's global marketplace.
UDYAM SAKHI provides assistances primarily through its Programmatic Functions:
The services can be accessed at http://www.udyamsakhi.org/index.php
Source : Udyam Sakhi Portal