Past few years have witnessed a host of changes in the economic policies of the countries, the world over and have led to the establishment of a new world order. It is widely accepted now that to bring about economic transformation any country requires the device of industrialization for which entrepreneurship vehicle is a pivotal factor. It has now been established that entrepreneurship can be cultivated, contrary to the earlier belief that entrepreneurs are born and can never be made. Therefore there is an ardent need to encourage entrepreneurship in the country. This is only possible when the right kind of climate is created through favourable policy measure and provision of training and guidance to individuals with entrepreneurial aptitude.
The present book is a collection of some of the papers presented during a 2-day National Seminar (Sponsored by AICTE) on Thirty-first Aug.--First Sept. '98. The Seminar aimed at creating an awareness about the need for entrepreneurial development in a developing country like India and its impact on the economic development of a nation.
The book has papers presented by several eminent scholars and intellectuals who have done extensive research in the field of entrepreneurship. The articles have been slightly edited to suit the needs of the book and extensive care has been taken to see that the essence of the article has remained the same.