Analysing the Growth of Women Entrepreneurship in India
Thomas Asha E. (2016). Analysing the Growth of Women Entrepreneurship in India. Primax International Journal of Commerce and Management Research, special issues, 309-311. Print ISSN 2321-3604, Online ISSN 2321-3612.
10 Pages Posted: 14 Mar 2018
Date Written: March 12, 2016
There are many reasons behind the increased interest in promoting women entrepreneurship especially in a country like India. These include: • Women entrepreneurs can act as change makers in their families and also in the society through their innovative ideas. Successful entrepreneurs can also inspire others to be self reliant thus encouraging more such ventures contributing to the growth of the economy • It can bring rural development, bridging the gap between rural and urban economy, helping in fostering regional industrial activities and giving a boost to non farming employment generation which can lead to increase in per capita income of the country • It also helps to bring gender equality and reduction in violence against women in the country • Women achieve a sense of self-realisation and self-fulfillment and they become more confident
The present study is an effort towards analyzing the current status of women entrepreneurship in India. The study also identifies the factors that are acting as constraints in the path of women entrepreneurship in the country. The key objective of this research is to develop a model suitable for the sustainable growth of women entrepreneurship in the country.
Keywords: Women Entrepreneurship, Economic Development, Women empowerment, India’s Growth
JEL Classification: I130, I131, I138
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