- The Economic Times
Mainstreaming gender lens capital solutions for women-led SMEs
Gender Lens Investing (GLI), an approach to promote social and/or economic empowerment of women, in addition to financial returns has gained traction in the past years.
Applying a gender lens to budgetary allocations, the government as an impetus to promote women led entrepreneurship has taken certain steps.
India currently has more than 8 million women-led businesses that represent 13.76 % of all businesses in the country as estimated in the Sixth Economic Census.