Vol. 3, Issue 6, Part P (2017)
Challenges for rural women entrepreneurship in India
Joginder Singh And Seema
Women entrepreneurship in rural area of India is necessity for the economic, social and industrial growth of the country. Basic qualities of entrepreneur are innovative thinking, risk taking, self-confidence, accept change and management skills. But in India most of the women low paid, low skilled, low technology and low productivity jobs. Women entrepreneur mostly engaged in household products, cottage industry, art and craft, handicraft, painting, knitting, live stock management, industrial goods etc. Women entrepreneur faces many problems like family conflicts, less education and awareness, less government support, management issues, limited mobility, social-culture barrier, problem in arranging finance and raw material. Efforts are being taken for the equal opportunities for the women in all spheres. It can improve their health, their position in society and standard of living. There are some organizations who are working for the women such as: Entrepreneur Federation of Indian Women Entrepreneur, Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), Consortium of Women Entrepreneurs of India, Women India Trust, Self Employed Women Association, Self Help Group, Federation of Indian Women Entrepreneurs, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).This paper covers obstacles which are coming In the way of women entrepreneur and suggestions for improving their situation.
How to cite this article:
Joginder Singh And Seema. Challenges for rural women entrepreneurship in India. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(6): 1105-1107.