A Study on Problems Faced by Women Entrepreneurs in and Around Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh
Keywords:Women Entrepreneurs, District Industries Centers, Central and state governments, Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati, Chittoor.
AbstractThe main objective of the present paper is to investigate the problems faced by Women Entrepreneurs in and around Tirupati locality of Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh. Women entrepreneurs play a crucial role in the upliftment of the family economically. As Tirupati is a growing city where the number of tourists and pilgrims floating is more, there are more opportunities for doing business, especially small businesses. As the Andhra Pradesh government is providing microcredit through self-help group schemes, women have more opportunities to set up their business enterprises. Not only state government but the central government as well provides financial assistance to women for starting up their business enterprise. District Industries Centers (DIC) also play a crucial role in assisting women in terms of financial, marketing, research etc. Even though the governments both central and state governments provide different schemes, financial assistance and subsidies to businesswomen, still they face some problems. In this paper, an attempt is made to identify what are all such problems which are faced by the women in running their business enterprise.
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