Women-Empowerment Through Women Entrepreneurship (A Study of Faizabad Zone of Uttar-Pradesh)

19 Pages Posted: 15 Jul 2011

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Amit Kumar Dwivedi

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI); Indian Institute of Management (IIM-A), Ahmedabad

Nivedita Dwivedi

Independent

Date Written: July 15, 2011

Abstract

"An enterprise owned and controlled by a women having a minimum financial interest of 51 percent of the capital and giving at least 51 percent of the employment generated in the enterprise to women."

Women are regarded as better half of the society. In traditional Indian societies, they were confined to four walls. In modern society, they come out of four walls to participate in all types of activities including entrepreneurship. In India empowering women through entrepreneurship has become an integral part of our development efforts because of 3 important reasons; i). Women development, ii). Economic growth and iii). Social stability.

Present study is conducted to analyze the contribution by women-entrepreneurs in economic development of nation and also to find out the current problems, which they are facing in their businesses. The study is conducted in Faizabad zone of Uttar-Pradesh. In present study it is found that this enterprise is appropriate for those women entrepreneurs who are having problem to outside home due to family responsibility or their culture. They can start this venture inside their home.

Keywords: women-empowerment, entrepreneurship, beauty-parlor business, socio-economic development, correlation

JEL Classification: M13

Suggested Citation

Dwivedi, Amit Kumar and Dwivedi, Nivedita, Women-Empowerment Through Women Entrepreneurship (A Study of Faizabad Zone of Uttar-Pradesh) (July 15, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1886250 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1886250

Amit Kumar Dwivedi

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