Women Transforming India Awards

Question: The Third edition of the ‘Women Transforming India Awards’ was organized by –
(a) NITI Aayog
(b) National Commission For Women
(c) National human rights commission of India
(d) None Of the Above
Answer: (a)
Related facts:

  • The third edition of the ‘Women Transforming India (WTI) Awards’ was organized by NITI Aayog in partnership with MyGov and the United Nations, on 16th December, 2018.
  • Upgraded portal of the ‘Women Entrepreneurship Platform’ (WEP portal 2.0) was launched by Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu.
  • WTI award’s theme is “Women and Entrepreneurship” and fifteen winners have been chosen through an extensive six-month long process to identify fascinating and inspiring stories of women entrepreneurs.
  • Awards ceremony recognizes the exceptional work of 12 women in critical areas such as preventing violence against women; bridging the gender gap in education; providing healthcare; building livelihoods and enterprises for women; and promoting inclusion for persons with disabilities.
  • WTI Awards 2018 received over 2300 nominations this year.

Links:
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=170334
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/topic/Women-Transforming-India-Awards
http://niti.gov.in/content/women-transforming-india-awards-2018

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