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Women Entrepreneurship in India

Authors: Mamta Choudhary

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Abstract: Development has economic, social and political dimensions and is incomplete without the development of women who constitute about 48% of total population. So, contribution of women is essential in economic activities for healthy nation building. Women Entrepreneurship is an act of business ownership and business creation that empowers women economically increases their economic strength as well as position in society. Hence women-entrepreneurs have been making a considerable impact in almost all the segments of the economy which is more than 25% of all kinds of business. As per statistics, it is known that in well-developed economy women is having freedom to develop as an entrepreneur, they are having equal priority as equal as man, but in developing economy and under developed economies, women are facing different types of problems. Development of women has been a policy objective of the government since independence. Women were given priorities in all the sectors including SSI sector. Government and non-government bodies have paid increasing attention to women's economic contribution through self-employment and industrial ventures. Right efforts from all areas are required in the development of women entrepreneurs and their greater participation in the entrepreneurial activities. Women entrepreneurship must be molded properly with entrepreneurial traits and skills to meet the changes in trends, challenges of the global markets and also be competent enough to sustain and strive for excellence in the entrepreneurial arena.

Keywords: Women Entrepreneurship, Economic Challenges, Development

Paper Id: 230057

Published On: 2017-02-09

Published In: Volume 5, Issue 1, January-February 2017

Cite This: Women Entrepreneurship in India - Mamta Choudhary - IJIRMPS Volume 5, Issue 1, January-February 2017.

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