Seybold Report ISSN: 1533-9211
Dr.M.Thirunarayanasamy, R. Tamilarasi
Vol 18, No 11 ( 2023 ) | Licensing: CC 4.0 | Pg no: 177-186 | Published on: 28-11-2023
Entrepreneurs play a key role in any economy; they are seen as an innovator of fresh ideas, goods, services, and business or procedures. The contribution of both male and women entrepreneurs play the vital role to the economic development but in the modern days, the Transgender entrepreneurship has been expected as a significant resource of economic progress. Even if Transgender plays an imperative part in the society still their entrepreneurial capabilities have not been suitably tapped owing to the not as good as position of Transgender in Indian society. To get better the worth of lives of Transgender community Tamil Nadu State Government has initiated several steps like issuing ration cards and voter identity cards, land pattas, microfinance project, forming groups to lend money to their members to carry on an economic activity, having officially recognize and introduced a lot of schemes for promoting entrepreneur in general, especially for third gender. The study could establish the Transgender entrepreneurs’ level of awareness of government schemes and programs for Transgender community. This study was made an attempt to determine the Transgender entrepreneurs’ level of problems faced towards availing benefits from different government schemes and programs for Transgender in general and also Transgender entrepreneurs. Data was collected from 188 respondents through interview schedule. SPSS 20 has been used to analyze and interpret data. T-test, ANOVAs and chi-square analysis have been used. Study results show that Transgender entrepreneurs are highly affected by different problems associated with government schemes and programs for them. Hence government should take necessary steps to overcome the problems.
Entrepreneurs, Schemes and Programs, and Problems