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

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Date Written: March 12, 2016

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Thomas, Asha E., Analysing the Growth of Women Entrepreneurship in India (March 12, 2016). 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.. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3138445

Asha E. Thomas (Contact Author)

Mahatma Gandhi University ( email )

Kalamassery
Kerala
India

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