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A Paper On The Success Of Social Entrepreneurship In India

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Dr. Nipun Aggarwal, Ms. Shivani Khurana, Ar. Mehak Aggarwal,



Social & Economic Entrepreneurship, Societal gains, Social Responsibility, Social Values



This paper will discuss about the various opportunities and challenges before the social entrepreneurs in India. Social Entrepreneurship has the direct and primary objective of serving the society along with the earning profits. So, social entrepreneurship is different from the economic entrepreneurship as its basic objective is not to earn profits but for providing innovative solutions to meet the society needs which are not taken care by majority of the entrepreneurs as they are in the business for profit making as a sole objective. So, the Social Entrepreneurs have the huge growth potential particularly in the developing countries like India where we have huge societal disparities in terms of the financial positions of the population. Still 22 percent of the Indian population is below the poverty line and also there is disparity among the rural & urban population in terms of families living under BPL. 25.7 percent of the rural population & 13.7 percent of the urban population is under BPL which clearly shows the disparity of the poor people in the rural and urban areas.



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