Title: Modalities for future prospects of small-scale agro-processing industries in India

Authors: Pardip Singh Shehrawat

Addresses: CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar-125004, India

Abstract: The study further revealed that ||lack of physical facilities||, ||lack of sufficient stock of raw material||, ||lack of managerial competence||, ||poor attention on advertisement and publicity of the products||, ||poor working of various industrial agencies||, ||lack of cooperation and coordination among different developmental agencies||, ||technological gap||, ||lack of sufficient working capital||, ||problems in procuring finance from different financial institutions||, ||cheaper/superior competitive substitute||, ||inadequate supply of export information||, ||power supply inadequate, uncertain and costly||, ||preparation, identification and implementation of the project||, ||licensing and registration||, ||poor linkage with marketing structure||, ||lack of Government support and incentives||, and ||long and complicated procedures to avail institutional help|| constitute very serious problems encountered by entrepreneurs for a sustainable unit.

Keywords: entrepreneurship development; correlates; training needs; constraints; agro-processing; small-scale industries; India; sustainable development; sustainability.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBG.2007.015411

International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 2007 Vol.1 No.4, pp.544 - 552

Available online: 15 Oct 2007 *

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