Entrepreneurship Development through Micro Enterprise and Its Impact on Women Empowerment-A Study of Assam

Pubali Saikia and Manoshi Baruah Deka


Micro enterprise is an effective instrument of social and economic development. Micro enterprises aim at developing and utilizing the entrepreneurial talent and potential of women entrepreneurs to meet the local needs. It has been also accepted that entrepreneurship development through micro enterprise is an economic venture by which a large number of people can be changed within a short period of time especially from the point of view of employment generation. This study was conducted in three districts of Assam. The total number of sample was 120 which included both registered and unregistered women. The nature of the study is both Exploratory and Descriptive. For selecting the representative sample for the study, simple random sampling method was adopted for selection of the districts and proportionate random sampling method was adopted for selection of the respondent’s .The CRD analysis highlighted the significance difference among all aspects of empowerment in the weaving sector.

Keyword: Entrepreneurship; Micro enterprise; Women empowerment;

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