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Women Entrepreneurs may be defined as the women or group of women who initiate, organize and operate a business enterprise.  Government of India has defined women entrepreneurs as an enterprise owned and controlled by women having a minimum financial interest of 51% of the capital and giving at least 51% of employment generated in the enterprise to women. Like male entrepreneurs a women entrepreneur has many functions.  Empowerment by itself may not place women one qual footing with men. The greatest need of the hour is change of social attitude to women. Women’s empowerment means a lot, but the ultimate goal of the equalization of man and woman would materialize only when complementary role is recongnized by the society. Today in most of the developing countries more and more prominence is laid on the need for progress of women their energetic contribution in the main stream of process of development.

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Kumar, J. L. (2019). Impact on Self Help Group on Rural Women Empowerment. Thematics Journal of Geography, 8(12), 1034-1037. Retrieved from