World Heritage Day (WHD) is celebrated globally on April 18th to encourage local communities and individuals to appreciate the importance of cultural heritage. Its focus is to promote awareness on cultural diversity and vulnerability of rich intangible heritage to survive in modern era. On the occasion of WHD, April 18th, 2017, National Rail Museum and Asia Pacific Heritage and Tourist Rail Organisation (APHTRO) in association with UNESCO and Dronah Foundation held an exhibition of ‘Intangibles’ and Panel Discussion on the theme ‘Railway Heritage For Sustainable Tourism’. Continue reading “Empowering Women Entrepreneurs On World Heritage Day”
…….And the ‘CROWN’ goes to ‘The Happening Super Mom’ of the millennia…For GharSeNaukri the Supermom is every woman out there reading this. So lets us together embark on the journey of transforming from a ‘Supermom’ to a ‘SocioDigi’ mom.
Need to Adopt Social Digital Tools
In the present day, it is essential to familiarize ourselves with the vast array of digital tools available on the internet. Resources on the internet and various mobile apps are not just potential opportunities to be seized but a power tool to transform our life by empowering us to undertake several available career options, personality development, and enhancing life and social skills.
Why to get ‘SocioDigi’ Savvy
Internet is world in itself which has an abundant collection of information. Similarly digital tool or digital apps have a tremendous impact on our lifestyle when used judiciously. Usage of internet by a mom enhances her prospects and elevates her to totally another level.
- You want your brave heart to participate in fancy dress as Rani Laxmi Bai…Look up for attires, dialogues and groom her.
- Your son’s science project needs vast information with colourful illustrations, internet is full of it.
- You want to master a Bollywood number for the upcoming Sangeet function, check you tube and learn it and shake your leg!
- Need to cook your family’s favourite paneer item in 20 different ways….the gourmet delights will baffle you.
- Driving to a Cinema, check up Google maps for the right directions.
- Want to order food from your nearest restaurant, Use the best mobile app for hassle free delivery.
- Be it net banking to paying school fees online to booking your travel tickets to doping reservations at holiday destinations….you are just one click away!
- Want to get connected with friends on Facebook or tweet on any issue on Twitter or put up picture on Instagram…all these will enhance your social presence.
- Looking for a job, want to showcase your profile, want to gain knowledge on topics ranging from culture to environment, to woman’s rights to reproductive health to entrepreneurship development….internet has a vast repository to check and learn from.
These are just some common applications which shall make every Mom’s life simpler and exciting. After all, indulging in something which is totally new-fangled is satisfying and extremely significant in today’s digital world.
An Overview of Women in Digital World
In a survey by Digital Strategy Consulting ‘Women use online instant messaging applications three times as much as men, and are more active social networkers’
The survey also revealed that ‘Women spend 3 hours more on calls every month when compared to men and 4 times longer on instant messaging applications.’
The findings clearly reveal that internet has become an essential part of today’s lifestyle. India is the third biggest country in terms of internet usage with a highly social and mobile audience. Data also reveals that very soon India is going to surpass US in terms of Facebook users.
Yes, staying connected, being digital savvy and using social networking platforms is a game changer.
|HOW TO BECOME A SOCIODIGI MOM
# Use Google. There is nothing that you cannot learn from it.
# Get a profile on Social networking Sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Post your thoughts and comment and tweet on others.
# Open an email account and learn the way to compose message, send mails and attach files. All these are self learning and lots of help is provided online.
#Type random words of your interest and sign up for blogs. Read and learn and do spend quality time online
# Start with small steps by signing-up for an event in your nearby locality or trying an app to order something online.
# Check the various tools and programs on your computer or tablet or laptop. Experiment on MS word, try a presentation on PowerPoint, download a song…..list is endless.
GharSeNaukri and ‘SocioDigi’ Mom
GharSeNaukri is the ‘Sociodigi’ mom’s one stop portal to unravel herself as a jobseeker and learner from community development and a woman entrepreneur. Learning the basics of computer to access internet and Lo and behold…….you will be flooded with opportunities. GharSeNaukri has a platform which showcases all upcoming workshops, learning modules, self development and entrepreneurial skill enhancement opportunities.
Register with GharSeNaukri and Connect to a massive storehouse of suitable prospects and transform yourself to a Super Mom!
Call: +91 8802-360360
As an employer or a human resource manager, you will prefer workers who have the desired expertise, are dedicated and can be full time workers. Hiring someone as a freelancer might not be a very acceptable proposition, but engaging freelancers has a lot of benefits.
To define a freelancer – “A freelancer or freelance worker is a term commonly used for a person who is self-employed and is not necessarily committed to a particular employer long-term.” Thus employers should consider hiring freelancers for jobs with specific expertise – Search Engine Optimization, Blogger /writer, graphic designer, transcript writers, social media expert, legal professional…….and many more.
How can freelancers benefit the company or the employer:
Indira Sharma, a woman of substance is a true embodiment of what her name Indira means-‘Splendid’. She is a Graphic Designer not just by her profession but it is her passion too. Creativity of hues, designs, abstracts enthuse her……Giving a picture to words, giving an image to expressions and thoughts are her forte.
With 20 years of experience in this profession spanning across touch points like Web, Mobile, GUI and Print Media, her creativity and strategy helps her to facilitate logical user centric and innovative thinking in new business development and ultimately leads it to a visionary execution.
After her graduation from Delhi University, Indira did her Diploma in Commercial Art and PG Diploma in Media and Public Relation. Then it was no looking back. Armed with her degree and conviction, she worked in many companies and organizations with National and International repute in various capacities. She gained experience in Publication house, Graphic Studios and Computer Software companies with various kinds of job profiles and work experience.
But Yes…Finally came a day…when she wanted to do something on her own…..manage and balance family and work and yet give a shape to her creativity. Thus evolved and came up ‘Studio Ina’. Continue reading “Indira Mompreneur Working from Home”
Who is an Entrepreneur
Investopedia defines Entrepreneur as “An individual who, rather than working as an employee, runs a small business and assumes all the risks and rewards of a given business venture, idea, or good or service offered for sale. The entrepreneur is commonly seen as a business leader and innovator of new ideas and business processes.”
Yes……an entrepreneur in a true sense is an innovator with a determination to achieve. An entrepreneur has the essential skills to initiate new ideas in the market, create goods, provide services and overcomes several challenges and obstacles to convert the venture into a profit.
Entrepreneur and Economic Development
Entrepreneurs create new businesses and provide path breaking contributions for services and products. Many a times an entrepreneurial venture can help develop associated industries too.
An entrepreneur creates social change. Many a times the products or services break away from the traditional and existing systems or technologies. Creation of a product or offering of services which are new and innovative shall bring about social change in the society.
Successful entrepreneurial ventures invest in community development too. As any business organization, entrepreneurs invest in social responsibility of the community or area they are living in.
Entrepreneurs create employment opportunities, start a cycle of community involvement, and empower artisans or local skills.
GharSeNaukri(GSN) – An Interface for Companies and Entrepreneurs
GharSeNaukri as a portal empowers and promotes entrepreneurs who have their own ventures and want to showcase their skills or products to have a client base. The portal provides an exciting opportunity to all Home Based Aspirants Entrepreneurs, Established Entrepreneurs, Momprenuers to start earning by selling their products and services.
The second type of entrepreneurs we promote are women who would like to shoulder ventures of companies and organizations.
How GharSeNaukri Works
GSN has tie up with major leading companies who want to initiate and give opportunities to women on entrepreneurial ventures. Companies like Anand Rathi, Flintobox, Petoo.in, Ozivia, CueMath, Skyvalue, Metamorf , Baby Destination have partnered with GSN to provide entrepreneurial ventures to women. Providing such opportunities does not only pertain to economic empowerment but the company too fulfills its obligation and social responsibility towards the nation’s development. As Former UN Secretary General Kofi Anan has said “There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women.”
Thus, it is time now for companies or organizations to explore possibilities of offering entrepreneurial ventures to the vast populace of women who possess the expertise and skills and just require the window of opportunity to fulfil their aspirations, realize their dreams and fly high….You as an employer….. As a company have the power to do it….Let’s Do it Together!
Can we have a planet 50-50 by 2030 or does it sound very utopian? Does it not sound ludicrous when we still discuss gender equality in this modern age? Don’t we feel embarrassed when we still grapple for equal opportunities for men and women? India is a nation whose Continue reading “Let’s Step It Up ……for Gender Equality”
Childhood is beautiful! This stage of life when one is carefree yet inquisitive, innocent yet curious, loving and giving…. Thus it is our collective responsibility to help evolve our children in a safe, secured beautiful environment. An important stage of childhood development is pre-schooling. This is a stage in which social, psychological and communication skills develop. And the reason to enhance is primarily because it improves confidence, self-esteem and concentration, facilitates a strong educational foundation and develops cognitive skills. Continue reading “An opportunity to all aspiring entrepreneurs with a passion in teaching and child development to start a play centre right from their homes with GharSeNaukri”
Urban Ladder is a leading online furniture company that aims to provide a curated destination for home solutions, to help the Urban Indian build well-furnished, beautiful homes. It offers a range of new and traditional furniture.
Urban Ladder is looking for Customer Service Executive – Working from Home, Jobs for Moms, Jobs for Women. The job profile is: Continue reading “Customer Service Executive…GharSeNaukri is offering an opportunity to Women with Urban Ladder”
‘Petoo’ is a unique concept in restaurants at Bangalore. Petoo wants to popularize Indian food, make it accessible and market it in neatly packed boxes with on time delivery to customers. It is an innovation to bring into vogue healthy home cooked Indian delicacies. Continue reading “Looking to Start Your Entrepreneurial Journey”
Indian women are an embodiment of strength and perseverance. Women have achieved several prominent positions, defied traditional norms, overcome barriers to for an equitable access to employment and entrepreneurial opportunities. Despite challenges, and many a time the transition from policies to effective implementation of women centric laws to enable women to be economically empowered remaining ineffective, women have rose against these drawbacks and evolved as a symbol of change.
There exists a host of agencies in India both at the centre and state level to promote women entrepreneurship in India. Federation of Indian Women Entrepreneurs (FIWE), Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organization (MSME-DO), National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) and International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (ICECD) all have segments of policies to cater to women entrepreneurs. Besides these, India has several promotional and regulatory policies which provide a blue print to assist women led enterprises. Continue reading “Women Entrepreneurs – Weaving A Change”