The baton of Jaipur chapter of FICCI Flow has been passed on to new incumbent Shweta Chopra, who like her illustrious predecessor on Thursday (April25) envisioned her plans to carry forward the organization’s aim of empowering women through various workshops and programmes.

She said that the theme of Jaipur FICCI Flow for 2019-2020 is ‘Evolution 2 Revolution’ and urged the members to be very participative this year so that they could engage and contribute towards turning evolution into revolution and actively participate in the organization’s activities like events and CSR initiatives.

Ms Chopra said that they will also work on the national initiative for women ‘in-powerment’ for the induction of women directors in the business establishments and other bodies.

In this regard, Ms Chopra said that under the SWAYAM initiative they will be promoting women entrepreneurship with special focus on social and agro-based startups. “We have expert mentors and panelists to guide and support these budding entrepreneurs.” she added. She said as part of the national initiatives of skilling projects for the women and girls they would be working with the Rajasthan Police.

“We have identified the 5th Battalion RAC, RPA Nehru Nagar Wireless and RPA Chandpol to hone entrepreneurial skills of the wives and children of the police personnel. Two sewing machines have already been installed at a centre. We will be skilling them in the field of beauty, tailoring, computer education and handicrafts,” she said.

The other initiatives, she outlined include  “We go green” drives, health campaigns and banking workshops.


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