Women Entrepreneurship Through “Self Help Group” in YSR District, India

Levaku, Rajani (2014) Women Entrepreneurship Through “Self Help Group” in YSR District, India. Journal of Women's Entrepreneurship and Education (1-2). pp. 52-59. ISSN 1821-1283

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Abstract

The position of women and their status in any society is an index of its civilization. Women are to be considered as equal partners in the process of development. But, because of centuries of exploitation and subjugation, Indian women have remained at the receiving end. Women in India have been the neglected lot. The rate of growth of women employment in India is very low. This is because of the low growth rate of new and productive employment. The more attractive scheme with less effort is “Self Help Group” under micro finance. It is a tool to remove poverty and improve the women entrepreneurship and financial support in India. ASHGs is a small economically homogeneous affinity group of the rural poor voluntarily coming together to save small amount regularly. The present paper is mainly focusing the women entrepreneurship and economic empowerment of women after they joining SHGs in YSR District, A.P. India. It concluded that SHG movement in study area has helped in improving the economic status of the families.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: COBISS.ID=207719180
Uncontrolled Keywords: women entrepreneurship, self-help group, economic empowerment of women
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: Jelena Banovic
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2016 12:26
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2016 12:26
URI: http://ebooks.ien.bg.ac.rs/id/eprint/524

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