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March 21, 2018

Amazon India partnered Nagaland Government and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) for skill training of women entrepreneurs

Kohima : With a view to drive digital literacy among women entrepreneurs in Nagaland,  Amazon India on Monday partnered with the state government and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to provide them a global platform to sell their products at zero initial cost. Amazon India will conduct training and skill development workshops to help the women entrepreneurs in Nagaland understand nuances related to online selling and develop skills necessary to successful online enterprises.

“We hopr to drive this transformation in Nagaland by helping our women become e-entrepreneurs on Amazon. We look forward to extending all possible support to Amazon India in helping women artisans and entrepreneurs to participate in India’s vibrant digital economy,” said Temjin Toy, the Principal Secretary to Nagaland Chief Minister.

The program also aims to encourage cottage industries in Nagaland by helping them grow through online commerce. The first 2-day workshop kicked off in Kohima on Monday where the participants at a workshop will be endowed with essential skills required to help them start an online business.

“With specialized training, skill development workshops, technology support and market access at zero initial cost, the initiative will not only boost the cottage industry run by women in Nagaland but also lead to the overall advancement of women e-commerce entrepreneurs from the state,” said Gopal Pillai, Director and General Manager, Amazon India.

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