Entrepreneurs are the main thrusts behind any economy. They create large corporations out of backyard endeavours. The Systematic and one stop information availability on procedural steps to be followed for setting up an enterprise is important. Many youth struggle without proper guidance and could not avail the opportunities available to them in terms of government programmes and schemes because of lack of knowledge. In this Situation, it is necessary to be aware of with the multi dimensional aspects of entrepreneurship and to explore and avail the opportunities available for economic self sustenance. The present publication is an endeavour to provide step by step information for motivated people and potential entrepreneurs to set up an enterprise. This book include chapters on entrepreneurial opportunities, product selection, market survey, licensing, certification requirements, government schemes and success stories of entrepreneurs.
Dr. J.P. Sharma, Joint Director (Extension), IARI, New Delhi did Doctorate from IIT, Delhi and Post Graduatation from GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar. He has a vast experience in conducting strategic research, guiding, teaching post graduate students, conducting national / international training programmes and carrying out agricultural extension activities in the farmers field. He is an accredited entrepreneurial motivational trainer. He has to his credit researchers on highly relevant topics like assessment, refinement of agricultural technologies, peri-urban agriculture and entrepreneurship development conducted as part of funded projects from reputed national / international organization. He has contributed a lot as Founder President, Society for Community Mobilization for Sustainable Development. He has published 105 research papers and about 300 articles in reputed, magazines and newspaper, published 50 books, bulletins and is editor of journals of repute like Journals of Community Mobilization for Sustainable Development.
Dr. Nishi Sharma, Presently Serving as Senior Scientist at Centre for Agricultural Technology Assessment and Transfer, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. She has Specialization in Home Science and Agricultural Extension and is Serving the agricultural profession for more than three decades. Dr. Sharma has vast experience in the field of extension research, transfer of agricultural technology and capacity building programmes of agricultural officials and progressive farmers. She is member of several national and international professional societies and editors of journal of Society for Community Mobilization for Sustainable Developments. She has 51 research papers, 24 concepts papers, 10 books, 11 book chapters, 65 training manuals, 35 folders/technical bulletins, several reports, and contributions (75) in national and International Seminars and Conference to her credit.