President Draupadi Murmu launches 'herSTART' - a start-up platform
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President Droupadi Murmu launched a start-up platform 'herSTART' for women entrepreneurs created by Gujarat University, Ahmedabad on 4 October.
About 'herSTART' start-up platform
It is one of the flagship programs of Gujarat University Startup and Entrepreneurship Council (GUSEC), which will provide support to women entrepreneurs during their entrepreneurial endeavours.
It is established with the vision of empowering innovative ideas by women.
It has been established to empower aspiring women entrepreneurs as they pursue their entrepreneurial endeavors.
The program is open to all women who have innovative ideas, prototypes or existing business ventures and want to take their efforts to the next level.
Other projects inaugurated by President
The President also laid the foundation stone of various projects related to education and tribal development at Gujarat University in Ahmedabad.
She inaugurated and laid foundation stones of various projects worth Rs 1,330 crore.
She laid the foundation stone for Super Specialty Hospital, Critical Care Centre at Gandhinagar Civil hospital, GMERS hospital, and a hostel at Narmada besides various irrigation and civic projects among others.
About Gujarat State
Formation - 1 May 1960
Gujarat is also known as 'The Land of Legends'.
The Gir Forest National Park in Gujarat is home to the only wild population of Asiatic Lions in the world.
Gujarat is the main producer of cotton, tobacco and groundnut in the country.
Garba is the main traditional dance of Gujarat.
Lothal was the ancient city of Gujarat where India's first port was established.
Governor- Acharya Devvrat
Chief Minister- Bhupendrabhai Patel (BJP)
Rajya Sabha seats- 11
Lok Sabha seats- 26
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