A Review on Women’s Role in Economic Development in India

  • Surender Kumar
Keywords: Women Entrepreneurs, Financing, Self Help Groups(SHG), Government Policies


In preparation of the Survey on theRole of Indian Women in Development, collaboration was maintained with members of the United Nations Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE), including, inter alia, the International Labour Organization; the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS; the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights; Population Division of the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs; the Statistics Division of the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs; the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees; and the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime. IANWGE members provided substantive inputs, commented on several drafts, and guided the formulation of recommendations. The International Organization on Migration also contributed substantively.Looking at the above opportunities, India has also supported many women entrepreneurs by providing loans and advances, helping them to establish their business, making them self-sufficient by providing vocational skills, and creating many jobs for other women in the respective areas. These opportunities are need-based in India, and many factors are driving these forces.


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How to Cite
Surender Kumar. (2019). A Review on Women’s Role in Economic Development in India. International Journal for Research in Applied Sciences and Biotechnology, 6(2), 9-13. Retrieved from https://www.ijrasb.com/ojs/index.php/ojs-ijrasb/article/view/28