The role of Micro Finance in the Empowerment of Women -- An Empirical study with Special reference to Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh

Lakshmi, P. Adi; Jampala, Rajesh C.; Kishore, OAR; Dokku, Srinivasa Rao
July 2013
Journal of Contemporary Research in Management;Jul-Sep2013, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p25
Academic Journal
As the aim of the present study is to understand the impact microfinance in the empowerment of women in terms of socio-economic dimensions in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh it requires thorough conceptual clarity regarding various issues relating to the subject under study. The microfinance sector in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh has become the epicenter for several issues and forced government to formulate new polices with regard to regulatory issues. The study uses Probability Proportionate to Size (PPS) sampling for data collection. The researchers have collected sample from 50 villages in 10 selected mandals of Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh.


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