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FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS – A BRIEF STUDY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO DIBRUGARH DISTRICT, ASSAM

ANKITA BARUAH, AJANTA BORGOHAIN RAJKONWAR

Volume: 7 Issue: 3 2017

Abstract:

Women owned businesses are highly increasing in the economies of almost all countries. The hidden entrepreneurial potentials of women have gradually been changing with time to the role and economic status in the society. Skill, knowledge and adaptability in business are the main reasons for women that have helped them in overcoming all the barriers and emerge themselves into business ventures. Finance is the one thing for which they opt for building their career as independent entrepreneurs. Financial Empowerment is a new approach to poverty reduction that focuses on improving the financial security of low-income people. With the advent of knowing the financial performance and the respective status of the women entrepreneurs, an attempt has been made to study and analyse the relative facts, considering the entrepreneurs as operating their business in the various areas of Dibrugarh District of Assam. The paper also aims to bring out about the financial sustainability of woman entrepreneurs in the market and the problems faced by them when they set up and managed their own businesses in the competitive world of business environment.

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