Kalraj Mishra, the Indian Union Cabinet Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the BJP-led NDA government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched ‘SWAYAM’, a support cell for women entrepreneurs to seek proposals for starting enterprises by them through the use of social media.
As part of his educational initiatives, Narenda Modi, the newly elected prime minister for India, is expected to go live with three courses through SWAYAM.
The first three courses are:
- Introduction to computer programming (via IIT Bombay)
- Thermodynamics (via IIT Bombay)
- Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Computation (via UC Berkeley)
Modi vowed to increase efforts to eradicate poverty, create employment opportunities for the country’s young workers and provide a safer environment for women.
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