International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A (2016)
Study on rural women entrepreneurship in India: Issues and Challenges
Rakesh Kumar Gautam, Dr. K. Mishra
Now days, women are becoming socially and economically empowered through generating their own business. A woman entrepreneur plays an important role in India to the wake of globalization and economic liberalization. Women entrepreneurship is very important concepts for development of rural areas. Rural Entrepreneurship can create new economic opportunities for rural women and contribute to overall growth and leaving from poverty. It also provides a great opportunity in current time for the development of rural or semi-rural people who migrate to urban areas. In this field rural woman entrepreneurs cannot be ignored. There is a substantial contribution of women rural entrepreneurs in the growth of developed rural areas but the development of women entrepreneurship in rural areas is very low because the rural women’s are face more challenges and problems. rnThe purpose of this paper is to discuss the issues and to know about the supporting element in detailed regarding women entrepreneurship in rural areas of India and also to highlight on the position of women rural entrepreneurs in India. The outcomes of this paper expose that lack of balance between family and career obligations of women, lack of direct ownership of the property, poor degree of financial freedom for rural women, the absenteeism of entrepreneurial skills and finance in economically rich and poor women, negligence by financial institutions, lack of self-confidence, lack of confident schedule of life, lack of education, no awareness about capacities, low risk bearing ability, lack of self-confidence, problems of work with male workers, flexibility limitations and lack of contact with successful women rural entrepreneurs are major problems of Rural Women Entrepreneurship development in India.
How to cite this article:
Rakesh Kumar Gautam, Dr. K. Mishra. Study on rural women entrepreneurship in India: Issues and Challenges. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(2): 33-36.