Feminization among elderly population in India: role of micro financial institutions

Venkatesh, S. and Vanishree, M. R. (2014) Feminization among elderly population in India: role of micro financial institutions. Global Journal of Finance and Management, 6 (9). pp. 897-906. ISSN 0975-6477

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An increasing proportion of elderly population (65 years and above),combined with a dramatic abundance of elderly women in comparison to elderly men, illiteracy, discrimination in beholding of property,disparity in socio-economic status and added with their health seeking behaviour will be a greatest challenges in coming decades . Both,aging and feminization strongly affects the overall socio-economic condition of both developed and developing countries. The present paper is an attempt of understanding the socio-economic implication of feminization among elderly population and supporting role played by micro financial institution in India. Further, discussion on Kerala Development Model towards elderly population, an opportunity for community driven approach for other states.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Management Sciences > Commerce and Accountancy
Divisions: PG Campuses > Manasagangotri, Mysore > Commerce
Depositing User: Praveen Kumari B.L
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2015 07:27
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2015 07:27
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/17743

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