ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

A+| A| A-

Integrated Entrepreneurship Development-Programmes-The Indian Experience

Programmes The Indian Experience A N Oza This paper examines the Indian experience of developing entrepreneurship via the Integrated Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP). The author highlights the reasons for the low priority assigned to developing entrepreneurs during the first two decades of development planning, the problems of financing small industries which led to the introduction of EDPs in Gujarat in the 1970s and the extension of EDP activity in the country during the 1980s. The content of the generally accepted Integrated EDP is outlined. In addition, the problems facing EDP activity are discussed and remedial measures are outlined.

Dear reader,

To continue reading, become a subscriber.

Explore our attractive subscription offers.

Click here


(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top