Role of social entrepreneurs as social change agents: an insight
- 140 C Type, A-Sector, Berkhera, BHEL, Bhopal, MP, India
- 2National Institute of Technical Teacher Training and Research Bhopal, India
Res. J. Management Sci., Volume 6, Issue (2), Pages 19-22, February,6 (2017)
The role of social entrepreneurs in sustainable economic development is being gradually recognized and various steps are being taken by government, state, NGOs, SHGs and social enterprises to promote social entrepreneurship to bring a balanced social change in the society. The field of Social entrepreneurship is growing fast, which addresses and recognizes a social problem. It adopts the principles of the enterprises to plan and execute a social venture so that desired social change is acquired. Different sectors such as government, financial institutions, social enterprises and individual social entrepreneurs are coming forward for an integrated and coordinated approach for the development of social entrepreneurship. Social entrepreneurs are essential and important factors of quick social transformation. Social enterprises act as a vital catalyst for bringing social change and innovation and to raise the current status of people towards progress. Social enterprises can address various important issues of education, health, sanitation, nutrition, and safe drinking water. Emerging role of these social enterprises help to transform the status of the society from secondary to primary and make it’s people self-respecting, self-leaders, self-reliant and enterprising part of the society.
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