CONTENTS:- 1. Survival and Growth of Micro Enterprises and their Contributions of Rural Development in India / Sachinandan Sau 2. Traditional Handicrafts in West Bengal / Dipa Dube & Subechhya Haldar 3. Micro Enterprises and Household's Livelihood Strategy: An Analysis / Pinaki Das 4. Micro Enterprise: A New Tool of rural Development / Suhas Roy 5. Small Scale Industries in Purba Medinipur District-Problems and Prospects-A Case Study of Bhagwampur-II Block / Subrata Mukherjee 6. Challenges of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and Its Impact on Rural Economy / Alak Kumar Das 7. Growth and Competitiveness of Small Scale Enterprises in India: Role of Markets, Policies and Institutions / Pulak Mishra, Bhagirath Behera, Neha Jaiswal 8. The Growth and Sustainability of the Self Help Groups Under SGSY Scheme-A Case Study of Murshidabad District, west Bengal / Atanu Sengupta, Somnath Chowdhury 9. Profile of a Quasi Formal Industry: A Case Study in Murshidabad District, West Bengal / Atanu Sengupta, Tusher Mukherjee 10. Micro Enterprises in India: Current Scenario / Biswambhar Mandal 11. The Role of Micro Finance in Rural micro Enterprise Development / Pema Lama 12. An Outline in Micro & Small Scale Enterprises Sector in West Bengal / Prahlad Hazra 13. Rural Development through Entrepreneurship Development: Role of Self Help Groups in India / Abdul Motin 14. Micro Enterprise-Policy, Practice and Experiences / Dilip Kumar Neogi 15. Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in India: An Analysis / Subrata Kumar Ray, Pranabendu Pradhan & Anindya Sundar Maiti 16. SSI Sector of Gujarat: Issues and Policy Concerns / Ramakanta Prusty 17. Women Empowerment and Role of Self-Help Groups (SHGs) in Micro Finance / Samir Ghosh
This book is a comprehensive work on the diverse issues of micro enterprises with reference to India in general and to West Bengal in particular. This book has shown some important policy implications. Researchers students government executives parlamentarians and legislators and general readers will find the book immensely useful.