CONTENTS:- 1. Rural Women in India: An Introduction. 2. Role of Women Entrepreneurship in Socio-economic Development. 3. Policies and Programmes for Entrepreneurship Development Among Rural Women. 4. Potential for Women Entrepreneurship. 5. Problems and Prospects of Rural Women Entrepreneurs.
Entrepreneurship has assumed prime importance, both in research and in action, for accelerating economic growth. An entrepreneur is a critical factor who strives to reorient the national strategies and bring out the desired changes in the development pattern. Contrary to the earlies belief that entrepreneurs are a special creed and are born with special traits, entrepreneurship can be cultivated through proper training and financial support. An entrepreneur is a catalyst who can mobilize different resources and put them to effective use.