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WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

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  1. 1. “ CORPORATE SECTOR IN INDIA SOCIO- LEGAL ISSUES & CHALLENGES : WOMEN ENTERPRENEUR PRESENTED BY Dr. ADITI KAUSHAL
  2. 2. WHO IS AN ENTERPRENEUR? - individuals who have ideas for products or new inventories and/or services - Who turn into a working business. - Who contributes to the society - Who can bring together workforce
  3. 3. WOMEN ENTERPRENEUR WE +MEN
  4. 4. QUALITIES OF A GOOD FEMALE ENTERPRENEUR ACCEPT CHALLENGES MOTIVATION IMAGINATIVE ATTRIBUTE TO HARD WORK PERSISTENCE ABILITY AND DESIRE TO TAKE RISK PROFIT EARNING CAPACITY PATIENCE
  5. 5. PROGRAMMES BY GOVERNMENT  Poverty Alleviation and Economic Empowerment of Women  Schemes of Department of Animal Husbandry Dairying Fisheries  Scheme on Development of Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture  Assistance to Cooperatives  National Bamboo Mission  Central Poultry Development Organisation  Development of Commercial Horticulture through Production and Post-Harvest Management  Promotion and Strengthening of Agricultural Mechanization through Training, Testing & Demonstration  Gramin Bhandaran Yojna  Marketing Assistance Scheme  Scheme of Support to Voluntary Agencies for Adult Education and Skill Development  Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI)  Performance & Credit Rating Scheme for Small Industries  Entrepreneurship Development Institutions (EDIs) Scheme  National Award Scheme/ Guidelines [Launched by Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprise (MSME)]
  6. 6. PROGRAMMES AND SCHEMES LAUNCHED • The United Nations Development Program constituted eight Millennium Development Goals (MDG) • The Ministry for Women & Child Development • The National Commission for Women • Mission Poorna Shakti • Schemes of National Scheduled Tribes Finance and development Corporation (NSTFDC); • Integrated Child Protection Scheme; • Swarnjayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana; • Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA); Swadhar
  7. 7. MAJOR ENACTMENTS FOR WOMEN PROTECTION & EMPOWERMENT
  8. 8. • 1. The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956 • 2. The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 (28 of 1961) (Amended in 1986) • 3. The Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986 • 4. The Commission of Sati (Prevention) Act, 1987 (3 of 1988) • 5. Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 • 6. The Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Regulation and Prevention of misuse) Act 1994 [3] • 7. The Companies Act 2013 • 8. The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (PREVENTION, PROHIBITION and REDRESSAL) Act, 2013 • 9.The Criminal law (amendment) Bill, 2013 • 10. Women’s Reservation Bill (The Constitution 108th Amendment Bill) • 11. The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976
  9. 9. IMPORTANT CASE LAWS
  10. 10. Tuka Ram And Anr vs State Of Maharashtra, 1979 AIR 185, 1979 SCR (1) 810 ( Amendment in Indian Rape Laws) Air India Vs Nargesh Meerza, [(1981) 4 SCC 335] ( contribution towards women right to equality) Mohammad Ahmed Khan Vs Shah Bano Begum, 1985 AIR 945, 1985 SCR (3) 844 ( Maintenance for muslim women after three divorce) Mackinnon Mackenzie Vs Audrey D’costa, 1987 AIR 1281( First judgment under Equal Remuneration Act) Sarla Mudgal Vs Union of India 1995, AIR 1531, 1995 SCC (3) 635 ( Implementation of Uniform Civil Code) Vishaka Sawhney Vs State of Rajasthan, AIR 1997 SC 3011, (1998) ( Protection for working women at workplace)
  11. 11. The Companies Act 2013 ( Amendment)( Section 149) Mandatory Requirements The Securities and Exchange Board of India vide its circular dated 17th April, 2014 made it mandatory for a) All the listed companies to appoint at least one Woman Director on their Board of Directors by 31st March, 2015 in alignment with the requirement of Section 149 of the Companies Act, 2013, under corporate governance norms. b) Every other public company having paid up share capital of Rs. 100 crores or more or c) turnover of Rs. 300 crore or more as on the last date of latest audited financial statements, shall also appoint at least one woman director within 1 year from the commencement of second proviso to Section 149(1) of the Act.
  12. 12. LIST OF INDIAS TEN WOMEN ENTERPRENEURS
  13. 13. Nita Ambani Chairperson Relience Foundation Chanda Kochhar Head ICICI Bank Arundhati Bhattacharya MD SBI BANK Indra Nooyi Chairperson PEPSICO Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Chairperson Biacon Vandana Luthra Head VLCC Vinita Gupta CEO LUPIN Naina Lal Kidwai Chairperson HSBC Ekta Kapoor Chairperson Balaji Films Ritu Kumar Chairperson Ritu Wears Shahnaz Hussain Chairperson Shahnaz Hussain Group Jyoti J.Naik Chairperson Lijjat Pappad

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