Empowering Women Entrepreneurship Through SHGs in Rural India


  • Lalit Kumar Sharma Associate Professor, Jaipuria Institute of Management, Ghaziabad Uttar Pradesh, India.


Micro Finance, Self Help Group, Socioeconomic development, Globalization, Mass education, Industrialization, Strategic leaders, Differential information, Barriers


Women are the pillar of Indian economy as Indian economy is largely governed by rural factors. The success of rural factors in Indian economy can be understood with the success of women entrepreneurship. In recent time, we have seen that lots of initiatives have been taken to promote women entrepreneurship in rural India. One important initiative is SHG which is creating the positive impact on the growth of women entrepreneurship in rural areas. The objective of the study is to find the challenges in front of SHG and developing competent strategies to meet with these challenges as well as identify the changes for sustainability of SHG in rural India. This study is also an attempt to find out the difficulties in establishment of SHG in rural India and measuring Impact of growth in women entrepreneurship on Indian society.


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