Information Technology Minister KT Rama Rao addressed the media on Wednesday during the second day of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017.
Stating that this is a great time for Telangana to organize the GES in Hyderabad, KTR said that Hyderabad will again reach the international map with the Summit.
He said that discussions with Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser, Ivanka Trump, could lead to solutions to many existing problems.
KTR said it was a pleasure for him to share a platform with famous women like Cherry Blair and Ivanka Trump. KTR said it was necessary to introduce a change in state legislation, which currently consists of only 6 women legislators, adding that governments in India are more accountable for the cause.
Ivanka Trump bats for equal gender representation at GES 2017
Ivanka Trump, Wednesday reminded the importance of technology in the world and said: “Technology is a big driver of entrepreneurship because it encourages women to create their own business to start new businesses, and creates flexibility for the modern working family.”
On the important role women play in their daily lives, Ivanka said: “Every woman is a woman who works, at home or at work.” Equal gender representation is a positive factor for today’s businesses, except that it is socially responsible. ”
In the Indian context, Chanda Kochhar said, “Less than 25 percent of graduates (in India) participate in the workforce.”
She went on to point out the recent rise of Indian women in the economic sphere: “The economic structure of India is changing to allow women to start their own careers – now we have more female sports stars, pilots, navy, ministers, and bankers. “