ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN SELF HELP GROUPS WITH REFERENCE TO CHENNAI

Abstract
Women Entrepreneurship in SHGs gives self-employment to group members and work mutually for their empowerment. In addition, group business provides financial support, moral assistance and co-operative mind set among the women through formation of SHGs. This study focuses the women entrepreneurship in Self Help Groups with reference to Chennai. The major objective of this study is to analyse the demographic profile of SHGs, their motives for entrepreneurship and problems faced by them due to their entrepreneurship. 100 SHG members related to various entrepreneurial activities comes under convenience sampling method and data have been collected through primary and secondary method. Primary data covers questionnaire, interview method and secondary data by way of websites, published journals etc., findings have been given based on analysis and interpretation carried through percentage analysis and chi square method. This study also contributed the suggestions part to improve entrepreneurial activities in SHGs and to overcome their problems with respect to group business.

Authors
S Silambarasi1, A Shameem1
University of Madras, India1, AMET University, India 2

Keywords
Women Entrepreneurship, SHGs, Self-Employment Co-Operative Approach
Published By :
ICTACT
Published In :
ICTACT Journal on Management Studies
( Volume: 7 , Issue: 3 )
Date of Publication :
August 2021
DOI :

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