International Journal of Research in Marketing Management and Sales
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A
Analysis of entrepreneurship development and agro-based industries in Uttarakhand
Ritesh Upadhyay, Surendra Prasad Kala and Manoj Kumar Shukla
A comparative study entitled Small and medium scale Enterprises in Uttarakhand was conducted during 2005 to 2010 at Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna University (A Central University) Uttarakhand. The study was laid out in stratified random sampling technique with 300 small and medium scale unit. The analysis in term of different product groups (Handloom, Handicrafts, Khadi and Agro-products) further adds to the analytical value of the discussion. The Universe of study is 41216 unit in Uttarakhand. The entire Universe include small and medium scale industries manufacturing concentrating on the Handloom, Handicrafts, Woolen, Khadi and Agro-product. Dehradun, Pauri, Chamoli, Almora, Udham Singh Nagar and Pithoragarh for Sampling purposes. The data is based on Primary and secondary data. The primary data was collected on the basis of questionnaires and secondary data was collected from published and unpublished data. The Small and medium scale Enterprises sector has often been termed the ‘engine of growth’ for developing economies. Over the last few years, there have been major policy changes at the Central and state level aimed at consolidating and developing this sector. The Small and medium scale Enterprises Development Act of 2006 is perhaps the most crucial of these recent policy changes. In this regard entrepreneurship development in small and medium scale industries in Uttarakhand The study further covers the Development of Small and medium scale Enterprises in Uttarakhand especially it is focused on Industrial Policy, Industrial profile of Uttarakhand and Small-Scale Industries and employment.