Rural Entrepreneurship by Wadhwani Government Digital Transformation (WGDT)

This paper looks at the experience of entrepreneurship in India with a view to
understanding the ecosystem and policies surrounding MSMEs. The aim of the paper is to
look at and suggest ways in which Rural Enterprises can be promoted to meet the aims of
growth, full employment and socio-economic inclusion, and the appropriate policy
framework to enable this. The paper commences by examination of the performance of
agriculture, rural distress, and migration. It then explores some of the policy responses to
address the situation, which include efforts at skilling. It continues to examine the experience
of promotion of MSMEs and the challenges therein and concludes with recommendations
on fostering rural entrepreneurship to its full potential.

Facilitating Rural Entrepreneurship by Wadhwni Foundation.pdf (833.3 KB)