A Panacea for Sericulture Entrepreneurship (Volume - I)

ISBN Number : 978-93-5367-502-8

Library Price : Rs.795

Library Dollar Price : 32$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2019

No. Of Pages : 172

About The Book

The purpose of the book is to evident with the empirical work that, the very much suppressed section of the society, with facing lots of climatic and topographic hardships are revealing the entrepreneurial behavior. Uttarakhand is the state with lot of untapped potentials for enterprise development like sericulture, pomology, olericulture, horticulture, and orchard plantation, ornamental plants cultivation, etc. There are various supporting institutions for the information dissemination, rearing practices, mulberry plant cultivation, weaving, etc. covered by the institutions like Directorate of Sericulture, Silkworm Rearing Center and Central Silk Board is providing lot of support in various manners for local population to engage in this enterprise and take it up as venture. Entrepreneurship is one of the solutions to growing employment among farm women. It helps to generate employment particularly for farmstead women because they possessed abundant potential and possessions to take up an enterprise, as they have the benefit of easy availability of farm and livestock based raw material and other resources. Hence, they can effectively undertake both production and processing oriented enterprises. The book will give a clear picture of the degree of entrepreneurial determinants possessed by women engaged in sericulture along with the capacity building measures. The persistence of the book is to comprehend the entrepreneurship behavior, degree of entrepreneurial determinant, capacity building will as panacea to endow and inculcate the skills. It will be helpful to give a sense of direction to the scholars, entrepreneurs and policy makers and planners.


Contents -

1. Entrepreneurship: Concept
2. Entrepreneurship: Theories
3. Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Dimensions
4. Women Entrepreneurs in Agriculture: Uttarakhand
5. Women in Sericulture Enterprise
6. Training for Entrepreneurship – A Conceptual Background
7. Statement of the Problem
8. Research Methodology
9. Findings
10. Capacity Building for Entrepreneurship Development
11. Entrepreneurship Development in Uttarakhand
12. Sericulture as an Important Enterprise in Uttarakhand
13. Entrepreneurship Development among Women Engaged in Sericulture Enterprise
14. Constraints Faced by Women Entrepreneurs

About The Author

Dr. Neelam Yadava is faculty at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Tuljapur Campus, since 2010. She has blended her wide experience in teaching, research and extension focus attention on various issues in a eloquent as well as in an commanding modus. She has engaged in multidisciplinary researches including, capacity building, rural economy, entrepreneurial management, rural development, agricultural extension services, Information Communication Technology, Development Communication, and National Agricultural Innovation Project in her academic career. She has worked with the Indian Council of Agricultural Research Project of NAIP in North West Himalaya. She has completed her study from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology with specialization of Agriculture Extension and Communication (Major) and Social Sciences (Minor). She has participated in national and international seminars / conferences as paper presenter as well as organizer. Throughout her persistent inclination has been the study of capacity building, development communication and entrepreneurship, this led her to undertake an exhaustive research study of Entrepreneurial approach can be a panacea for the underprivileged section of society, i.e., women with accepting all the hardships of the topography in Uttarakhand. Her research has submitted to G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, the first Agriculture University of Asia as well as the harbinger of green revolution. The published book is a curtailed description of her research work.

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