The Emerging Development Model in India Differently- Abled Entrepreneurs
International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2014
11 Pages Posted: 25 Mar 2020
Date Written: January 15, 2014
Many initiatives are undertaken to improve the empowerment of people with disabilities in developing countries especially in India. However, an adequate development in proportion to the pre-determined programmes and budget allocation never attained to date. This systematic literature review aims to describe and assess a new model of development and empowerment in people with disability, suitable for use in developing countries especially in India. A systematic literature review was conducted. Articles and reports were considered when they described the development, validation, translation or the use of an instrument to measuring empowerment in the context of disability. The study revealed a new model of development, Differently-abled entrepreneurs highly motivated, enthusiastic, successful entrepreneurs, who contribute to the total wealth of a developing nation. The study is purely an empirical study used to measure empowerment of disabled people through the development of entrepreneurial quality, innovation and creativity. Further research is needed to develop, evaluate, assess, the importance of present study in other developing countries. India is often described as an old civilization but a young country. As the country enters its 65th year of independent existence the description of youth does not seem too apposite. It can now be termed young by reason of the fact that 50% of its billion plus population consists of persons below 25 years of age and 65% of the population is below 35 years. Differently-abled entrepreneurs are new breed in the developmental spectrum of developing India. Each and every disabled people have a residual potential power than their non-disabled peers. Six to seven percentage of population in India is people with disability nearly 8 to 9 crore people the number is increasing with accidents and aging. Nearly one third of total number of people in India is affected with some sort of disability. Differently -abled entrepreneurs emerged as a need of an existence, than financially motivated. Who contribute a major chunk to the economic development of our Nation.
Keywords: Differently- Abled entrepreneurs, Residual potential, Entrepreneurship, Disability
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