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Title:
RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA THROUGH ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Authors:
Atul Saikia

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Atul Saikia
Assistant Prof., Dept. of Economics, Dhemaji College, Assam, India

MLA 8
Saikia, Atul. "RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA THROUGH ENTREPRENEURSHIP." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 4, Apr. 2019, pp. 2920-2929, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=216. Accessed Apr. 2019.
APA
Saikia, A. (2019, April). RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA THROUGH ENTREPRENEURSHIP. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(4), 2920-2929. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=216
Chicago
Saikia, Atul. "RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA THROUGH ENTREPRENEURSHIP." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 4 (April 2019), 2920-2929. Accessed April, 2019. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=216.

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Abstract:
Rural entrepreneurship can be defined as entrepreneurship emerging at village level which can take place in a variety of fields of endeavor such as business, industry, agriculture and act as a potent factor for economic development. There is a lot of scope for rural entrepreneurship in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in India which plays a vital role in providing employment and income for the poor and unemployed in rural areas. Considering more than 52 percent of the GDP and making available more than 75 percent of all labour force in India, the rural sector is best poised for a rapid expansion in the small and medium industry arena. People in rural areas suffer with unemployment, poor infrastructure facilities which may be solved with the development of the rural entrepreneurs. However, the rural entrepreneurs are suffering with various problems like fear of risk, lack of finance, lack of IT knowledge and technical skills, poor quality products, adverse social, cultural and industrial environment, competition from the urban entrepreneurs. This paper is an attempt to understand the importance and challenges of rural entrepreneurship in the context of rural development in India and possible suggestions are given to overcome the problems.