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One Day Workshop On Self Employment through promoting Women Entrepreneurs-AWAKE

The Department of Commerce organized a day’s workshop under the efficient initiative and guidanceof our eminent Principal Dr.Vijaya Reddy on “Self Employment Through Promoting Women Entrepreneurs” in association with AWAKE on 7th September 2018, Friday from 10.00 am to 2.30pm, the workshop commenced with registration from 8.30 am followed by the inaugural session with an invocation song and with lighting of lamp by our respected Principal and Resource Persons About AWAKE The Association of Women Entrepreneurs of Karnataka, founded in 1983, is one of India’s premiere institutions with a membership of more than 3500 women entrepreneurs, who volunteer their time to furthering AWAKE’s mission of promoting entrepreneurship amongst women mainly, and partly for men also. AWAKE has been awarded with the prestigious international AGFUND (Arab Gulf Program for United Nations Development Organizations) for promotion of entrepreneurship amongst rural women for self – reliance. Objective The objective of the program is to wake the young Entrepreneurs who are interested in self employment through entrepreneurship and promote Entrepreneurship as a means and other self relevance and social economic independence.

 The workshop fosters an Entrepreneurial culture in students such that their contribution to the global economy is recognized. The workshop also involves information sharing and networking to bring in instructional network between students and funding agencies Resource person 1. JAGDEESHWARI.D: An entrepreneur since 1986 has been awarded “OUTSTANDING YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR”: In recognition of her enduring commitment to growth &excellence adding values to business success by “ASIAN CENTRE FOR INITIATIVES ENTREPRENEURIAL”. She has been providing training and development for around 3440 Women and also counseled several of them; she has trained 8,406 women across Karnataka for empowering economical Independence. 2. S. SADASHIVA: An eminent resource person: Training and Incubator Coordinator at The Association of Women Entrepreneurship of Karnataka (AWAKE), Since 1995. He has Coordinated 20 batches of Skill Based Entrepreneurship Development Programs (trained 676 SHG members) on various products like Chemical Based Products, Candle Making, Agarbatthi Rolling, Food Products and many more General Trade Activities at Gulbarga under the sponsorship of SWASHAKTI project of Karnataka State Women Development Corporation (KSWDC). 

He has Coordinated, training programs for the Trainers and Field Staffs of SHG’s on “Development Approach and Awareness Generation; Group Formation and Credit Management” and Training Methodology and Facilitation Skills”. 3. GIRISH: Is an expert in the topic of “Self potential access and success”. He is also currently working with various corporate/industries / business units/organizations / educational institutes on adopting one of the unique “Business Excellence Module” which he has developed. He has developed and successfully conducted informative and highly educating workshops/training programs related to the topics of Business, Executives development programs, Quality Management System, Quality Assurance, Process Control, Business Excellence tools, Leadership, motivation, stress management, Career guidance programs, NGO programs etc.

 The eminent speakers addressed the gathering with different topics like AWAKE activities, Project Ideas and SupportDepartment the participants were interactive and interested in learning the practical aspects of Entrepreneurship The workshop turned out to be a great success as it witnessed an overwhelming response of 53 from 9 collegesin and around the city of Bangalore excluding host students.The workshop was very informative and educative for all the participants Report by Brindha.N Coordinator.