Factors Influencing the Growth of Women Entrepreneurs in Kanyakumari District

  • Dr. P. M. Sirumalar Rajam, Dr. C. Braba


Modern India is in need of substantial growth of the industrial sectors for her march towards a global power and to successfully meet the social obligations such as poverty alleviation, raising the standard of living, and meaningful employment to all. “A Women entrepreneur is defined as an enterprise owned and controlled by women having a minimum financial interest of 51 percent of the capital and giving at least 5 percent of employment generated in the enterprise to women”. Women entrepreneurship can be expected to play a significant role in the economic development and social progress of the kanniyakumari district. This study is useful for the women entrepreneurs of Kanniyakumari district  to improve the factors in which they are lagging behind and by improving them the women entrepreneurs can satisfy the expectation of the public. The present study has been undertaken to measure and evaluate the various factors of women entrepreneurs that promote industrial development in Kanyakumari district. It is undertaken by reviewing and analyzing the factors by using three aspects, such as manufacturing, trading and services.