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The role of entrepreneurship in economic perspective is economic development varies from economy to economy depending upon the availability of material resources, of the political climate and the responsiveness of the political system to the entrepreneurial function. The present study is descriptive in nature and uses both quantitative and qualitative data for the analysis with the aim of describing the present scenario of entrepreneurial traits of SHGs members in Thoothukudi district. Thoothukudi district one of the well-educated district in Tamil Nadu here most of the SHG members completed SSLC. These members run the business enterprises solely and do not have any previous years’ experience of running business ventures.  After joining SHGs they run business enterprises more than 6 years with the motivation of NGOs and other supportive agencies.  All the internal factors like, a low cost loan, economic independence, self-employment, to provide employment opportunity, unemployment, urge to achieve, government policies, risk-bearing ability, encouragement of NGO, presence of experience and EDP training helped and influenced the SHGs members to become an entrepreneur. Regular practice makes success any activity; regular practice is habit that forms the entrepreneurial traits of a person.

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E. Meenatchi, & S. Arulraj Ponnudurai. (2020). A Study on Factor Influencing SHG Members to Start Enterprises and Problems Encountered by the SHGs Members in their Enterprises in Thoothukudi District. History Research Journal, 5(6), 2828-2838. Retrieved from