The Department of Civil Engineering of KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology conducted the National Workshop on “Women Entrepreneurship and Skill Development” on September 07th, 2019.
The Chief Guest for the workshop was C. G. Sripriya, CEO, Best Engineers Pumps Pvt Ltd, Coimbatore and Guest of Honor was V. R. Niveditha, Managing Director, Utpura Interiors Coimbatore. G. Sripriya explained about the business environment and opportunities to develop the skills among the women participants. She discussed about the appropriate intervention for stimulating the economy, creating wealth and a recipe for ameliorating unemployment in the country. She explained how to start and grow their own businesses. She elucidated the Process of Women Empowerment through Entrepreneurship Development. She created confidence and self-awareness of oneself and techniques related to the care of dependent elderly people.
In the afternoon session V. R. Niveditha created awareness to students and faculties about the role of women in environment and the issues faced by them. She gave ideas about various business projects for women and gave inputs about how to develop networks of entrepreneurs. She highlighted few case studies about promoting gender equality between men and women in working life. 100 students from various departments of the college participated in the workshop. An interaction session was held and queries from members and clarification were discussed with many examples.