Minister encourages women to become self dependent through SHG

Kolkata
10 Mar 2017

Sadhan Pande, state minister of self help group & self employment state emphasised on women's need to become self dependent.
At a seminar on ‘Energizing Women Entrepreneurs and Empowering Women Digitally”, organised recently, Pande expressed his concern about the self help groups (SHG) in the state and urged the members to become united and work together for self dependence. The minister also explained about various schemes and scope of self employment in the state, including training, bank loans and marketing strategies. 
The other distinguished speakers who highlighted different angles of women empowerment in this seminar organised by industry and commerce oriented journal Shilpa Bichitra, were Sunanda Mukherjee, chairperson, West Bengal State Commission for Women; Monisha Chakraborty, general manager, Reserve Bank of India; Tanmoyee Banerjee, professor, Department of Economics, Jadavpur University; Jayati Chakraborty, deputy general manager, IDBI Bank; Shakil Akhtar, assistant general manager, Canara Bank, Udayan Joardar, deputy regional head, Union Bank of India and Jayant Pandey, regional sales manager, SBI Life Insurance.
As a part of this event a loan-camp was also organised for attendees on how to get the bank loan without collateral security and repay the same in time. More than 160 women from different districts like Kolkata, Howrah, South 24 Parganas etc. attended the seminar and loan camp also. (EOIC)