The growth and development of women entrepreneurs have accelerated because entrepreneurial development is not possible without the active participation of women. So a suitable environment has been created for the growth of women entrepreneurs. As the importance of female entrepreneurs in India is increasing, a number of institutions have emerged for support of women entrepreneurs.
Many unemployed women or housewives may have the inner desire to someday become a successful entrepreneur, but the only hurdle you face might be the lack of financial support and encouragement to do so. There are also organisations that provide financial and management supports that can guide female entrepreneurs with the proper guidance and advice on various aspects of entrepreneurship. Women Entrepreneur Associations In India are completely dedicated to help budding women entrepreneurs and help them build a successful career.
The followings are some of associations or institutions which have played a pivotal role in growth and development of women entrepreneurs:
1. WE Mission-Kerala
As identified by KSIDC, encouraging female entrepreneurs is one of the key areas of growth for Kerala economy. Hence KSIDC has initiated the WE- Mission Kerala, which helps the women-led endeavours through comprehensive support measures. To build more women entrepreneurship in Kerala, this mission helps to identify, promote and support women entrepreneurs.
The Kerala State Women’s Development Corporation encourages women to be ambitious and confident about their success and dreams. It provides them with the required support system that makes their needs come into fulfilment. As economic and financial dependence is a hurdle in the success of entrepreneurship, the organization has many schemes and policy to nourish the growing demands of the women of the state.
Federation of Indian Women Entrepreneurs is a platform for women to help them with, Industry research & expertise, Skill development & training. FIWE brings women on a Common Forum and ensures that their opinions, ideas and visions are taken up with policy makers and various other agencies respectively for the development of Women entrepreneurship in India.
SIDBI stands for Small Industries Development Bank of India. It is a national level institution which extends help for growth of smallscale industries by women. This organization has introduced two special schemes these are:
MAHILA UDYAM NIDHI
MAHILA VIKASH NIDHI
The consortium of women entrepreneurs of India is a voluntary organization consisting of Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO). It was formed with the basic objective of providing technological up gradation facilities for female entrepreneurs.