The Small-Scale Industry sector, as an important segment of the Indian economy, accounts for 95 per cent of the industrial units, 40 per cent of output of the manufacturing sector, 35 per cent of the total exports and provides employment to around 27 million.
The sector covers a wide spectrum of industries categorized under small, tiny and ancillary segments. In fact, it encompasses the continuum of the artisans/handicrafts units at one end and modern production units with significant investments, on the other, producing a wide range of over 7500 quality products.
Designed to encourage students to seize control over their destiny and make a profitable career through self-employment. The Management of a Small-Scale Industry strive to accelerate the growth process in the right direction.
The book provides a wealth of information on 'how-to' select, start and run a small scale industry.
* Divided into six self-contained units, each units comprising of objectives, inputs and analyses.
* Tips to recognize and seize business opportunities and plan one's own successful ventures.
* Management tools - especially useful to the students/resources persons engaged in conducting varied programmes in related subjects.
An ideal to students of small enterprise/entrepreneurs. The layout of the content renders the book extremely useful to the teachers/instructors too.
From all points of view this book provides a new insight into small-scale industry which is playing a catalytic role in the rapid development of the country. This will not only continue to assist the students to prepare for the examination but also inspire them to be young small entrepreneurs by exposing them to the varied aspects of small-scale industries.
Dr.Vasant Desai has been engaged in socio-economic research and written on industry, enterpreneurial management, rural economics, rural development, financial system, banking and monetary policy in the last fifty years. Throughout this period one of his persistent interests has been the study of economic problems in their socio-political enterpreneurial cultural and socio-economic setting. He has blended his wide experiences in teaching, research and banking to focus attention on issue in a lucid as well as in an authoritative manner. Dr.Desai has wide background of research in enterpreneurial development, management, Agriculture, rural development, savings, industry, banking, monetary economics and small-scale industries and has many opportunities with eminent economists, bankers enterpreneurs, industrialists and other authorites. His passion for knowledge has been responsible for the training of a band of young economists.