Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2016)
A study of women empowerment in rural India through entrepreneurship and its economic development
Author(s): Pooja Rani
Abstract: Women Empowerment of rural women has emerged as an important issue in today. Because women are considered an important human resource of the nation and every state should try to utilize them as mediators of economic growth and development. The economic empowerment of rural women is being regarded these days as a very popular sign of progress for a country; hence the issue of economic empowerment of women is a paramount importance to the Economists, economic reformers and Social scientists. Encouragement for women entrepreneurship is one of the ways for that. But unfortunately the traditional mind set of the society and negligence of the state and respective authorities is an important obstacle for the women empowerment development in rural India. In spite of that women of today break all those obstacles and involve themselves in various areas and proving their excellence. Major part of national economic growth and development is contributed by rural economy. Rural women have to be initiated to step out of home and take responsibilities in the society and community. Entrepreneurship is considered to be an importance for women empowerment especially in rural area and hence promotion of women entrepreneurs is focused highly by the government. There is a necessary for continuous attempt to inspire, encourage, motivate and co-operate women entrepreneurs, awareness programs should be conducted on a mass scale with the intention of creating awareness among women about the various sectors to conduct business. rnThis paper gives a brief idea about the importance problem regarding of the empowerment of women in rural sectors. Economic empowerment of rural women increased to the development of family, community, society, state and nation therefore it is very necessary to give keen of our attention over empowerment of women in the rural area for the real development of our country in all spheres. Also it throws light on constrains of rural women entrepreneurs with suggestions to overcome those.