An analytical appraisal of major issues and challenges in kudumbhashree women micro-enterprises of thiruvanthapuram corporation
- Kudumbhashree, Micro Finance, CBO Structure, Women Empowerment, Micro Enterprises etc.
“ Like charity begins at home, we have to start making a change from our house and society. We need to work together to make this world a better place for women”. India’s development planning has always aimed at removing inequalities in the development process. Due to several socio-economic, political and cultural factors women lag backward is recognized. Five year plans always focuses on women’s welfare, education and their accessibility to nations resources and their empowerment.A nation like India, structured as a social democratic republic have the ultimate aim of equitable distribution of economic resources for eradicating regional, social, economic and gender disparities for a sustainable economic development and gender equality. Poverty alleviation is one of the major challenges in the development of the developing countries like India. The problem of poverty can be solved effectively by providing sustainable livelihood opportunities especially to the women community. Women have identified as carrying the ultimate burden of poverty and apparently this seemed to be the reason why they have been put in the limelight of development scenario.