International Conference on Empowering Rural Women at SNU
International Conference on Empowering Rural Women at SNU
International Conference on Empowering Rural Women at SNU
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Inauguration of: Swashrit- Centre for ICT based Skill Development for Rural Women (CISDRW)

International Conference on Empowering Rural Women

Changing the paradigm to women-led sustainable Development through Information Technology

Techno India Group is one of the largest academic conglomerates of Eastern India delivering quality education for more than last three decades. Since 1985, Techno India Group has diversified and vastly expanded its academic offerings and presently includes 2 Universities, 22 Engineering Colleges, 13 B-Schools, 19 public schools and 40 IT Training Institutes under its umbrella.

Sister Nivedita University under Techno India Group is organizing the International Conference on Empowering Rural Women to pay tribute to Sister Nivedita on her 152nd birth anniversary at Sister Nivedita University, Global Campus at Rajarhat New Town in Kolkata, India on 28-29 October, 2019. The Conference is a part of an exercise to celebrate the inherent power of womenhood.

Centring on the theme of “Paradigm shift through Information Technology and Sustainable Development”, the two-day global conference will see ministers, senior government officials, diplomats, CEOs, thought leaders, scientists, think tanks, academics and scholars and researchers, NGOs and independent professionals deliberate on how effective strategies can be prepared for empowering women, especially those who live in villages.



Sending abstract / full paper: August 31, 2019

Acceptance announcement: September 15, 2019

Full Paper Submission: October 05, 2019

Conference registration final deadline for presenters: October 10, 2019

Conference dates: October 28-29, 2019

Best Paper Award by SNU Press

* 1st Prize: Cash award of Rs.20,000/-

* 2nd Prize: Cash award of Rs.10,000/-

* 3rd Prize: Cash award of Rs.7,000/-

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The other objectives of the International Conference on Empowering Rural Women are:

  • Gleaning and presenting global insights into various aspects of women entrepreneurship
  • Preparing a roadmap on how women can drive economic growth and social prosperity
  • Creating a women-led sustainable development model
  • Building a forum for women’s empowerment
  • Providing fresh insights as to why more and women should join the world of entrepreneurship and how that will set a fresh momentum to the country’s economic growth and social equilibrium
  • Making a strong case for allocation of significant CSR funds towards empowerment of women especially those who live in villages
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welcomes presentation on the following topics:

  • Women entrepreneurship development with a special emphasis on rural India with social protection schemes for rural women
  • Education and training in IT for rural women
  • Skill development for better career options
  • Sustainable energy and technology
  • Eliminating violence against women with the help of IT-enabled services
  • Technology-enabled model especially for empowering and enhancing knowledge based learning for rural women through ICT.


Accepted abstracts for the International Conference will be published in the IGI Global Press Abstract Book with an associated ISBN number.

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Official Carrier Partner is Air India

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