Uprise India which is the inimitable Women Entrepreneur Initiative, newly launched by Akash Shukla, with its way forward will target around 2000 women within one year from all over India. The initiative has already provided the entrepreneurial platform to around 250+ women in such a small span of time. To provide better interactive platform, Uprise India is going to launch ‘Talk Solutions’ with an aim is to give solutions for business and career related issues to women.

Amruta Fadnavis wife of Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis , Kanakia Group – the real estate giant, Co-chairperson Product council of NASSCOM – Dr. Somdutta Singh, Ms. Geeta Tandon – Stunt Women and many other renowned personalities are supporting this unique initiative.

Akash Shukla, Founder, Uprise India 2018 and Business Head, Circle Creation said, “I am so happy to see all the women, who have done an incredible work and achieved great heights in their respective fields. Uprise India, is providing the platform for women who are trying to achieve their entrepreneurial dreams. Women who will enrol with the program would be getting support & guidance for making their dream career successful”.

In support of the initiative Amruta Fadnavis wife of Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis said, “Today, women are stepping out of their comfort zones, ready to explore new horizons and embrace new challenges. From biotechnology to fashion designing; women are proving their mettle in every field while beautifully balancing their homes and professional aspirations. But there can be various challenges in their paths, especially on their entrepreneurial journey which is where initiatives like Uprise India can be really valuable. It will surely help many women entrepreneurs.

Apart from her own success, every successful woman entrepreneur also creates opportunities for others and drives economic growth of the nation. So, I really appreciate Akash Shukla, for bringing up Uprise India's support and efforts towards women empowerment. My best wishes to your initiative.”

Uprise India will reach many other metropolitan cities to provide free consultation and guidance. It will also attract many other eminent personalities to join hands in helping women to achieve their dreams.
Anamika Mishra, Author & writer of best-selling books is being part of the initiative for encouraging women entrepreneurs.

About Uprise India

Uprise India is an unique initiative towards encouragement, business education and empowerment for WOMEN and is officially launched for the first time in India. This initiative attracted up to 8,174,170 women viewers and overall 34,538,669 viewers through various social media platforms, YouTube channels and over 250+ business women registered themselves.

Women Entrepreneurial Activities in India


Earlier this year, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) has launched ‘Women Startup Programme’ with an aim to train 12000 aspiring women entrepreneurs through its five-week “Do Your Venture” Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).

Additionally, WE Hub, a startup incubator exclusively for women, announced by Telangana’s IT minister KT Rama Rao in December, was officially launched on international Women’s Day on March 8.

In February, US Embassy had launched the Nexus Startup Hub at the American Center in Delhi, with emphasis on women entrepreneurship.

Last December, Rajasthan state government had also launched startup incubator for women in the state in addition to special fund announced for women-led startups.

Notably, Govt of India’s policy think tank NITI Aayog had too announced the launch of dedicated cell for women entrepreneurs in India.

Moreover, in last October Dr. Harshvardhan, Union Minister of Science and Technology inaugurated a first of its kind Women Bio-tech Incubator in Chennai.

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