WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN INDIA-PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS
The Global Entrepreneurship Summit was held from November 28-30, 2017 in Hyderabad (India). The Theme was "Women First, Prosperity for All". This theme was choosen to focus on supporting women entrepreneurs because investing in women entrepreneurs not only fuels economic growth, but also drives innovation to address the critical challenges faced by communities worldwide.
The educated Indian women have to go a long way to achieve equal rights and positions because traditions are deep rooted in Indian society where the sociological set up has been a male dominated one Despite all the social hurdles, Indian women stand tall from the rest of the crowd and are applauded for their achievements in their respective field. The present paper endeavors to study the concept of women entrepreneur. Reasons women become entrepreneurs- Reasons for slow progress of women entrepreneurs in India-Suggestions for the growth of women entrepreneurs-Schemes for the promotion & development of women entrepreneurship in India.