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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Who: #100Women Initiative
When: 14 July 2015