Parliamentary Standing Committee on Empowerment of Women visits WE HUB
New Delhi: WE HUB is India’s first and only state-led incubator by the Government of Telangana to foster and promote women entrepreneurship
The delegation of 15 MPs was led by Dr. Heena Gavit, Hon’ble Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Empowerment of Women
Start-ups at WE HUB showcased their innovative solutions and explained how the state’s ecosystem is nurturing their growth.
Telangana, 13 September 2021: The Standing Committee on Women Empowerment led by Dr. Heena Gavit along with the Honorable members of parliament Smt Jharna Das Baidya, Smt. Shardaben Anilbhai, Smt. Locket Chatterjee, Smt. Mamata Mohanta, Smt. Ramya Haridas, Smt. Malothu Kavitha, Smt. Saroj Pandey, Smt. Riti Pathak, Smt. Satabdi Roy, Smt Gomati Sai, Smt Sarmistha Sethi, Smt Geetha Vanga, Smt Vandana Chavan, Smt Chhaya Verma and Smt Queen Oja visited WE HUB, a one of a kind initiative by Government of Telangana to foster and promote women entrepreneurship.
The Standing Committee interacted with the Startups and WE HUB Team. WE HUB’s startups – Hunar, Hecoll, Heamac, Merabills and Blubot presented their ideas and products to the committee. The startups had an opportunity to showcase their products which included innovative solutions for health tech, Infratech, life sciences, pharma, logistics, and FMCG sectors.
“It is encouraging to see Women Entrepreneurs have a platform like WE HUB in India to support and scale them. While we are thrilled to hear about innovative solutions by Women Startups across the sectors, it is far more interesting to see WE HUB working with other State Governments like Gujarat and Jammu & Kashmir in complementing efforts towards Women Entrepreneurship” Dr. Heena Gavit, Hon’ble Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Empowerment of Women.
Deepthi Ravula, CEO, WE HUB, said, “We are excited to have the Women Parliamentarians across the country visiting platforms like WE HUB. Our team along with the startups have presented both the opportunities and challenges for Women Entrepreneurs in India. The Committee has made strong recommendations in terms of providing safe workplaces for women and contribute effectively to the Economic empowerment of Women in India.”
“With the goal of promoting innovation and entrepreneurship for women, the State government of Telangana has established WE HUB. We are proud to see the progress the institution has made and very happy to meet the diverse batch of start-ups at WE HUB. Start-ups need to leverage the make use of the infrastructure, government policy, mentorship support and international opportunities WE HUB is leveraging through its strong network of collaborations with premier entities across Telangana and around the world and the Standing Committee has provided concrete suggestions and extended support to advance the work of WE HUB’’ Ms. Divya Devarajan, Special Secretary to the Government of Telangana, Department of Women and Child Development.