Union Government launches online marketing platform Mahila E-HAAT

The Union Government has launched an online marketing platform Mahila E-HAAT to facilitate women entrepreneurs to sell their products to buyers.

It was launched by Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi in New Delhi. The Mahila e-Haat portal can be accessed at  http://mahilaehaat-rmk.gov.in

Key facts

  • Mahila E-HAAT is an online marketing platform to facilitate women entrepreneurs to sell their products to buyers.
  • It is an initiative mainly for women across the country and is part of Union Government’s flagship ‘Digital India’ and ‘Stand Up India’ initiatives.
  • Objective: To strengthen the financial inclusion of women entrepreneurs by providing continued support to their creativity.
  • Joint initiative of: Union Women and Child Development Ministry and Rashtriya Mahila Kosh (RMK) for meeting the needs of women entrepreneurs.
  • Features: The initiative is unique as for the first time government will help women to sell products online.
  • Women can sell their products like cloths, bags, jewelleries through this web portal.
  • It is open to all Indian women citizens above 18 years of age and women Self Help Groups (SHGs) desiring for marketing their legal products/services.
  • The entire business on the e-Haat platform can be easily handled through mobile phone.

Comment

This e-platform seeks to strengthen the socio-economic empowerment of women by mobilizing and providing better avenues to them. It will benefit more than 10000 Self Help Groups (SHGs) and 1.25 Lakh women. The e-Haat is expected may also bring paradigm shift in socio-economic conditions of women by enabling them to exercise control over their finances.

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Comments

  • Jayu nagar
    Reply

    This is very good and helpfully initiative by government of India for helping women.
    Thank you very much

  • daya bhargava
    Reply

    This is good opportunity for self depent for all women.

    Thanks you very much

  • S.Saroja
    Reply

    Hats off!!! let us all win together.

  • mahima agrawal
    Reply

    I appreciate this initiative … By this women get too much support