Initiatives -Entrepreneur




Title: 'Women Entrepreneurship Development Programme'



  1. The main motto of the programme is the promotion of start-up and development of entrepreneurial skill.
  2. To spread awareness of government scheme and opportunities available in local market to establish their own enterprise.
  3. To create an awareness of complexities of business system to provide interaction of the man- machine system.
  4. To expose the impact of economic, socio and cultural factors of an organization.
  5. To strengthen economical status by providing entrepreneur training and project preparation and also strengthen personality development through psychological methods.
  6. To facilitate the information of fund provision from government and non government institution for selection and establishment of micro and small scale industries.


Context: Womenentrepreneur development program (WEDP) is a program which helps in developingthe entrepreneurial abilities of women. An entrepreneur has to be creative. Hehas to arouse and enhance creativity, experienced, competition not only withothers but also the standards of excellence set for himself. An entrepreneurmay face several problems while managing small scale and medium scaleenterprises. This program acquaint them with several qualitative andquantitative approaches evolved in management science to help solve problems.They are trained to understand, the environment, resources, capacities,limitations, strengths and weaknesses to design the right approach. To fulfilthe above mentioned objectives this program is scheduled for four weeks free ofcost. The program consists of structured training process to develop anindividual as an entrepreneur.



  1. The programs were conducted with the help of professional and eminent personalities of the state, working for its promotion.
  2. Women entrepreneurship development program is organized under the sponsorship of entrepreneurship Development Institution Ahmadabad (Gujarat) for National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science and Technology (DST) Government of India, New Delhi.
  3. Program start with soft skills classes for entrepreneurs then taught them how to plan a micro small-scale unit and whom to approach for what. The trainees also get opportunity to know the costing and pricing of products, marketing management etc.


  1. Only science streams girls students.
  2. 18-35 age limit (for SC-ST category age limit is 45).
  3. Who can establish their own micro and small scale industries.


Problems encounteredand Resources Required:

  1. Sponsorship programs are limited and for the specific students only.
  2. Women entrepreneurship is not possible without the support of environmental support scenario whether it is family support or institutional support.
  3. Women in India still have hesitations to choose bold decision when it comes to carrier of their own and start-up of own enterprise needs to be boosted therefore to change the whole scenario.
  4. Before training and after training regular follow-up is must because after training their medication goes down if they don’t get further support due to practical challenges faced by a woman.

                                                                                Entrepreneurial Skill Development Activities

Sl. Name of the Programm Date & Year Days Participants Organizer/ Sponsor Programm Incharge
1 Entrepreneurship Training 13.02.2015 to 28 days 25 UGC (MRP) Dr. Babita
  Program 14.03.2015       Dubey
2 WEDP (Women 03-28 April 25 days 30 Citcon NSTEDB Dr. Babita
  Entrepreneurship Development 2015       Dubey
3 Entrepreneurship Awareness 11-Sep 03 days 70 Citcon NSTEDB Dr. Babita
  Program Nov-15       Dubey
4 Entrepreneurship Awareness 16-Dec 03 days 70 Citcon NSTEDB Dr. Babita
  Program Dec-15       Dubey
5 Food Preservation Workshop 11-16 January 06 days 30 National Nutrition Dr. Babita
    2016     Board Women & Dubey
          Child Welfare
          Dept., Raipur  
6 Matishilp Workshop 29-31 August 03 days 300 Drawing Dept. Shri Yogendra
    2016       Tripathi
7 Career Guidance Workshop 9-Aug 02 days 189 RUSA Dr. Babita
    Dec-16       Dubey
8 Entrepreneurship Awareness 07-09 January 03 days 185 Citcon NSTEDB Dr. Babita
  Program 2017       Dubey
9 Entrepreneure Cooking & 17-24 07 days 300 Shubhash Dr. Babita
  Grooming Workshop Nov-17     Agrawal Dubey
10 Entrepreneurship Training 8-Jul 02 days 100 NIFD Dr. Babita
  Program Nov-17       Dubey
11 Entrepreneurship Training 27-Dec 01 day 100 Citcon NSTEDB Dr. Babita
  Program 2017     + Mesers Bharti Dubey
12 Entrepreneurship Awareness 22-24 January 03 days 100 Citcon NSTEDB Dr. Babita
  Program 2018       Dubey
13 WEDP (Women 02-05 March 28 days 30 Citcon NSTEDB Dr. Babita
  Entrepreneurship Development 2018       Dubey
14 Food Preservation Workshop 18-24 August 07 days 89 National Nutrition Dr. Babita
    2018     Board Women & Dubey
          Child Welfare
          Dept., Raipur  
15 Textile Ornamentation & 04-10 Sept. 7 days 89 CDDM (Costume Dr. Babita
  Garment Making 2018     & Dress Dubey
          Designing Dept.)
16 Entrepreneurship Awareness 27-29 Sept. 03 days 79 Citcon NSTEDB Dr. Babita
  Program 2018       Dubey
17 WEDP (Women 15.10.2018 to 28 days 30 Citcon NSTEDB Dr. Babita
  Entrepreneurship Development 28.11.2018       Dubey
18 Jewellery Designing Workshop 14.12.2018 1 day 100 Diya Dr. Babita
          Development of Dubey
          Creativity &
          Welfare Society