Apart from We-Hub, the government is looking at launching three different programmes to promote women-led companies.
Speaking at a three-day women entrepreneurs' conference, organised by the Association of Lady Entrepreneurs of Andhra Pradesh (ALEAP) in association with the AP Government
“I was asked to bake cookies or design clothes and forget about my dream." said Kanika Tekriwal.
Also plans Rs 15-crore fund and special quota for government procurement.
Kochhar said, “Women are more capable than men and we tend to give up when we come under pressure from family. It is important to have conviction and belief to take the journey further.”
Ivanka Trump, adviser to and daughter of US President Donald Trump, headed the US delegation to the event, co-hosted by the US and India at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC) in Hitec City. It will focus on women entrepreneurs.
"Here in India, I want to applaud Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his firm belief that 'the progress of humanity is incomplete without the empowerment of women'," she said.
"Fuelling the growth of women-led businesses isn't simply good for our society -- it's good for our economy. One study estimates that closing the gender entrepreneurship gap worldwide could grow our global GDP by as much as 2 per cent," Ivanka said.
The summit, to be attended by 1,500 entrepreneurs from 170 countries, would have around 350 participants from the US, a large number of whom are Indian-Americans.
Objective is to highlight the skills and ideas these entrepreneurs have, which enables to bring in other panels and experts to provide a mentoring role to women entrepreneurs.