Women, Empowerment, Sectors, Entrepreneurs, Growth


In country like India, women entrepreneurs have to overcome multiple problems to emerge as entrepreneurs and these problems usually differ from business to business. Similarly, women entrepreneurs in our country encounter a few problems just because they are women. Thus, the complicated, multifaceted gender specific problems of women entrepreneurs require and in-depth, systematic and scientific study of issues concerned with the women entrepreneurs in different business units for finding a feasible solution to their problems.Finally, to harness their potential and for their continue growth and developments, it is necessary to formulate and action plan and appropriate strategies for stimulation support and for sustaining their efforts in the right direction. For this purpose of studying the performance and problems of women entrepreneurs, Thanjavur district has been undertaken. The industrial development and entrepreneurial development in Thanjavur district in recent years has necessitated a deeper analysis of emerging women entrepreneurs.