Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2018)
An analytical review on women entrepreneurs: Problems and prospects with reference to India
Author(s): Dr. Pulla Reddy
Abstract: ‘Struggle for the existence and survival for the fittest’ become the order of the day. Entrepreneurship is a rapidly rising concern of a modern competitive economy and its contribution in economy is viably recognized worldwide. It plays a key role in the economic development of the country. Entrepreneurship is not only applies to men but also women. Therefore a ‘Women entrepreneur’ can be defined as “the Women or group of women, who initiate, organize and operate a business enterprise”. Like-wise the Government of India (GOI) has defined it as “an enterprise owned and controlled by a woman having a minimum financial interest of 51% of the capital and giving at least 51% of the employment generated in the enterprise to women”. Against all odds, Indian women cope up and emerged as successful entrepreneurs. Against this back drop, an exertion has been initiated to focus a bird’s eye view on the introduction, position of women Entrepreneurs in India, practical problems that are being encountered by them, their prospects and suggestions followed by a logical conclusion.