Role of Various Organisations in the Development of Women Entrepreneurship in India

Pratima Pawar


Entrepreneurship plays an important role in the growth of any society. India is a vast country with an estimated population of more than 1.25 billion of which nearly half are women. Entrepreneurship amongst women in India is relatively a recent phenomenon. Since 1975 the international year of women, various programmes are being conducted in order to improve the status of women. A multitude of institutions have been set up in the private as well as in public sector for the development of women. A number of departments of Central and state Governments in our country have also rendering commendable services for promotion of entrepreneurship among women. India has highlighted the need for entrepreneurship programmes for women to enable them to start small scale enterprises. It is in this context the present paper focuses on the role of various organisations in the development of women entrepreneurship in India.

Key Words: Development, Government Organisation, Entrepreneurship

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