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ICGE-II from Feb 11 at Kozhikode to take stock of Kerala govt ’s policies for women entrepreneurship

Kozhikode, Feb 5 (UNI) The Kerala Government’s policies and initiatives to ramp up women entrepreneurship across gender spectrum in the state, and the need to find out innovative measures that would give it a vigorous push in the post-COVID environment, will be a major talking point at the three-day second edition of International Conference on Gender Equality (ICGE) begining here from February 11.
The ICGE-II, organised by the state government’s Gender Park, in association with UN Women, will also take note of the support extended by Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) to women startups with a soft loan scheme limited to Rs 15 lakh as working capital for implementing projects of the government departments and PSUs in the state.
The high-profile conclave, which has ‘Gender in Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Social Business: The Mediating Role of Empowerment’ as its focal theme, will help evaluate the viability of entrepreneurial ventures, especially in rural areas.
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Torrential rains: 24X7 control rooms setup: Tirupati Collector

09 Dec 2022 | 9:56 PM

Tirupati, Dec 9 (UNI ) As torrential rains induced by cyclone lashed the district on Friday the district Collector K Venkata Ramana Reddy said 24x7 control rooms were set up across all mandal headquarters and district headquarters.

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Land under cultivation up 68 pc to 2 03 cr acres in Telangana: Agriculture Minister

09 Dec 2022 | 9:37 PM

Hyderabad, Dec 9 (UNI) The land under cultivation in Telangana state increased 68 per cent to 2.03 crore acres against 1.21 crore acre in 2014 due to various initiatives taken by the government, Agriculture Minister Singireddy NiranjanReddy said here on Friday.

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ITU Tirupati district conference to be held on Dec 11 & 12

09 Dec 2022 | 9:13 PM

Tirupati, Dec 9(UNI) The Tirupati district conference of CITU ( Center of Indian Trade Union) will be held on December 11&12.

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Seven kids successfully operated on for cleft lip and cleft palate at BIRRD Hospital

09 Dec 2022 | 9:02 PM

Tirupati, Dec 9 (UNI) A total of Seven kids were operated successfully for cleft lip and palate at the Tirumala tirupati devasthanam (TTD) run BIRRD Hospital on December 7 and the Doctors' team were complimented by TTD Executive officer AV Dharma Reddy.

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Rain batters Chennai, suburbs as Cyclone Mandous inches closer to TN coast

Rain batters Chennai, suburbs as Cyclone Mandous inches closer to TN coast

09 Dec 2022 | 8:37 PM

Chennai, Dec 9 (UNI) Heavy rains accompanied by strong and blustery winds
lashed Chennai City, suburbs and neighbouring districts, as the weakend
Cyclonic Storm 'Mandous' came closer to Tamil Nadu and is all set to cross
the coast bwetween Puducherry and Sriharikota at Mamallapuram between
late tonight and early tomorrow.

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