Women entrepreneurship: Present position & future directions in India
In the present day, women have been recognized as an indivisible part of the global struggle for a stable economy. Also in India women have recently become the symbol of change. Their role has been recognized and steps are being taken to promote women entrepreneurship in India. Women entrepreneurs have increased the economic liberalisation and globalisation. They can not only contribute to the GDP, but can also play a key role in addressing societal challenges. They are change makers in both family and also in the society. Women entrepreneurship must be moulded properly with entrepreneurial traits and skills to meet the changes in trends, challenges global markets and also be competent enough to sustain and strive for excellence in the entrepreneurial arena. However, the number of women entrepreneurs in India remains relatively low. So this paper unfolds the significance of women entrepreneurship and role of women entrepreneurs in Indian economy.