NITI Aayog’s WEP Signs SoI With Financial Institutions & Social Organisations

NITI Aayog’s Women Entrepreneurs Platform has signed five Statements of Intent (SoIs) with financial institutions and social organisations to provide assistance to women entrepreneurs and address the finance-related challenges faced by them. The SoIs were inked with Shri Mahila Sewa Sahakari Bank Limited, Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited, SREI Infrastructure Finance Limited, Sreemanta Sankar Mission and the Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA).

Through its partner organisations, the WEP aims to create opportunities and support women to help them realise their entrepreneurial aspirations, scale up innovative initiatives, and chalk out sustainable and long-term strategies for their businesses.
Source- DD News

Static/Current Takeaways Important for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2018-
  • The WEP was established on the occasion of International Women’s Day (8 March) to substantially increase the number of women entrepreneurs who will create and empower a dynamic New India.
  • NITI- National Institution for Transforming India.
  • NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman- Rajiv Kumar, CEO- Amitabh Kant.