Vol. 1, Issue 1 (2016)
Role of micro finance in women entrepreneurship and economic development through SHGS
Author(s): Dr. M Julias Ceasar, P Berline Kingcy
Abstract: Micro finance as a strategy with a broad range of financial services, such as loans, deposits, payment services, remittances, pension and insurance to poor and low-income households more particularly the women flock in rural areas. This study aims at understanding the role that micro finance which plays a major role in elevation of women entrepreneurship. A sample study has been conducted on the self-help groups in Tirunelveli District of Tamilnadu. This study covers 10 villages with a sample size of 174 SHG members. Survey method has been followed to collect the primary data and the result shows that irrespective of age, marital status, family size and number of members, the SHG members are able to venture any business and earn the income.