IIM Bangalore, Karnataka govt join hands to develop entrepreneurial skills of SC-ST women graduates

Karnataka social welfare department, ST welfare department and IIMB launched a training programme to support SC-ST women graduates in developing their skills as entrepreneurs.

IIM Bangalore (Image: IIMB Twitter)IIM Bangalore (Image: IIMB Twitter)

Press Trust of India | August 22, 2022 | 07:07 PM IST

MUMBAI: The Karnataka government in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) on Monday launched a training programme to develop entrepreneurial skills of scheduled caste and scheduled tribe (SC-ST) women graduates.

The Karnataka government's Department of Social Welfare and the Department of Scheduled Tribes Welfare in association with IIMB launched a training program to support SC-ST women graduates in developing their skills as entrepreneurs, according to a statement. Under the programme, 300 women belonging to SC-ST communities will be trained.

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The programme, delivered in a blended and phased manner, would combine instructor-led sessions and self-paced virtual learning by participants. "The participants will work on evolving a business plan and they will be mentored. They will present their business plan to the cohort and the mentors in the concluding module," programme director professor Ganesh Prabhu said.

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