The News Scroll 23 September 2020  Last Updated at 5:52 pm | Source: PTI

Very few entrepreneurs have utilised the services of Mahila E-haat portal: WCD

Very few entrepreneurs have utilised the services of Mahila E-haat portal: WCD
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New Delhi, Sep 23 (PTI) Very few entrepreneurs have utilised the services of Mahila E-haat portal as only 321 women are registered under it, the Women and Child Development Ministry said on Wednesday.

Mahila E-haat is a direct online marketing platform of the government that leverages technology for supporting women entrepreneurs/SHGs/NGOs for showcasing the products and services which are made/manufactured/undertaken by them.

Responding to a question in Lok Sabha, WCD Minister Smriti Irani presented data according to which 361 women entrepreneurs are registered in Mahila E-haat portal.

"As evident therefrom, very few entrepreneurs have utilised the services of this portal," she said in a written reply.

She said the government has promoted platforms such as Government e-Market Place (GeM) and e-market place managed by National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) to support the entrepreneurs.

"In view thereof, the possibility of transfer of Mahila E-haat to an e-market access development related department has been explored," she added. PTI UZM AAR


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