The Director-General of the National Institute for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (NI-MSME) S Glory Swarupa urged the young generation of women to put their best foot forward and keep working towards achieving their goals.
Addressing a seminar on “Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 World” organised to celebrate International Women’s Day at its campus today, the DG said women need to take control of their situation rather than waiting for the conditions to become favourable for them on their own, which may not happen until the late 2050s.
She also spoke about the origin and how International Women’s Day came to be and gender inequality.
The Chief Manager-Training, Union Bank of India, B A L Kameswari talked about the importance of “Financial Literacy for Women”. She urged the budding entrepreneurs to know their business and its financial aspects. She explained about few schemes provided by the Government of India for Women Entrepreneurs.
The MD of Fehmicare Hospital Dr L. Fahmida Banu, in retrospect, talked about the role played by women as front line workers in different capacities during the covid-19 period. She emphasized how the women in the healthcare sector devoted themselves to the needs of their patients before their own safety.
The others who spoke on the occasion include Bramha Kumaris Sister BK Bindu, Women entrepreneurs Humeera, Ashalatha, women incubates Smt. Vijaya and, Subhangi from NI-MSME.