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Rural Women Entrepreneurship in India: Opportunities and Challenges | Original Article

Dr. Rajiv Kumar Agarwal in Shodhaytan (RNTUJ-STN) | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


Rural Women Entrepreneurship Development is necessary for the overall economic and social development of society as well as nation.  In spite of large negligence about the rural women’s entrepreneurial potential, managerial skill and socio-economic contribution, they are now increasingly run their own business.  In fact, development of women entrepreneurship is the base to empower the women. In present era, women are being empowered in both the area – socially as well as economically through business ownership due to gaining importance of globalization and economic liberalization in India. Now, it is necessary to pay high attention towards the economic empowerment of rural women not only for the real and sustainable development of our country, family and community but also for the women position in the society. This paper will present a view on parameters needed to enhance the rural women’s entrepreneurial skill and their empowerment.