Chandigarh, August 17:“The Social Security, Women and Child Development Department, under the directions and the guidance of Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Mrs. Aruna Chaudhary has always strived for undertaking such initiatives as would give fillip to the women empowerment. It is in keeping with the strategy of empowering them that the department is organising a State level exhibition for two days in the last week of October in Kisan Bhawan Chandigarh.”

Disclosing this here today, the Director, Social Security, Women and Child Development Mrs. Gurpreet Kaur Sapra said that the motive of this novel initiative is to promote ‘Women Self Help Groups of Punjab in partnership with the other Government departments besides NABARD and reputed NGOs.

The Director further said that in order to assist these budding women entrepreneurs, 5 established women entrepreneurs ( other than dress boutiques) are requested to come forward to help these women understand the basic concept of design ideas, packaging, presentation and marketing through E-commerce. The mentors would get 1 stall each to display & sell their work free of cost.

Divulging more, Mrs. Sapra said that those with innovative, creative and cost-effective ideas will be shortlisted. The names and details must be sent by 30th August 2019 at the email .