(The Gist of PIB) Women
Transforming India Awards [AUGUST-2019]
Women Transforming India Awards
The NITI Aayog launched the Fourth Edition of Women Transforming India (WTI)
Awards. Nominations for the awards will be opened immediately after the
The Women Transforming India (WTI) Awards is being organized in
collaboration with the United Nations to recognize women entrepreneurs from
This year’s theme is ‘Women and Entrepreneurship’, in continuation of
the theme for WTI Awards 2018.
WhatsApp has collaborated with NITI Aayog for WTI Awards 2019 and will
be providing support amounting to US$100,000 to the award winners.
About Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP)
The Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) is a Government of India
initiative by NITI Aayog to promote and support aspiring as well as
established women entrepreneurs in India, assist and handhold them in their
journey from starting to scaling up and expanding their ventures.
It has more than 5,000 women entrepreneurs registered on the platform,
more than 30 partners and has committed funding of more than US$10mn for