Union Government, Facebook launched #100Women Initiative to recognize 100 women achievers of India

Jul 15, 2015 10:06 IST

The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development on 14 July 2015 launched the #100Women Initiative in collaboration with Facebook to select 100 women achievers of India.

The initiative is aimed at recognizing and acknowledging women who are making a difference in their communities across the country.

Process of selection

• To select 100 women achievers, a contest will be held through public nominations via social media.
• Nominations are accepted between 15 July 2015 and 30 September 2015 on the Facebook page of the Ministry.
• Voting will begin on 27 November 2015 on the top 200 entries as determined by an esteemed jury.
• Winners will be announced in December 2015 and invited to join a reception organized by the Ministry around the Republic Day.

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